Archive for September 2009

A Holiday For The Unemployed?

September 6, 2009

Celebrating Labor Day? Not the nearly 15 million unemployed and untold number of under-employed men and women of our nation.

Read this article, “For The Jobless, Labor Day Is Hardly a Holiday,” posted on the Gainesville Sun newspaper’s webpage, September 5, 2009.

Letterman With Hair

September 5, 2009

I saw this picture this morning (bottom left) in the Yahoo! news and couldn’t believe my eyes! David Letterman has hair! 

Upon closer examination I discovered it was Max Baucus, the Democratic senator from Montana. Kinda looks looks Letterman doesn’t he (without the glasses of course; that’s why he’s squinting) ?

Health Care Overhaul Senate

 Letterman

   Max Baucus                                                        David Letterman 

Employment Slips … Again

September 4, 2009

Oops! I slipped.

Oh, I’m sorry, that wasn’t me; it was the unemployment rate. 

August’s unemployment figures have come in at 9.7% with 216,000 jobs lost in August.

Read the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s report for August here.