Archive for October 2nd, 2009

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Why Is It Called Recovery With 20% Unemployment?

I kept hearing that the “recovery” was underway but real unemployment seems to be at 20% so why do I keep hearing the term recovery?   I get my real employment numbers from Shadowstats who use the traditional method of tracking unemployment (see chart below). So I ask again, why are we calling it a recovery?

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Friday, October 2nd, 2009

My Frugal Brown Baggin’ It Days Are Over

Well it was a great experiment and it lasted for a short while but I’m pretty much down brown baggin’ it for lunch.   Up until now, I have been making my lunch at home and putting it in a lunch pack and eating it at work during lunch but I can’t do it anymore for […]

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