Lucy Nobbe poses for a photo at her home Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, in Kirkwood, Mo. Nobbe, a municipal bond broker and self-described Midwestern mom, hired a plane to fly a banner over New York City following the U.S. credit downgrade with the message intended for Congress reading in large red letters: "THANKS FOR THE DOWNGRADE. YOU SHOULD ALL BE FIRED!" (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)