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Media Ushers in Cowardly New World

jbritt822 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 12:15 PM
If you earn over $100,000 a year your ARE rich!
silentCalfan Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 1:25 AM
Not necessarily rich. It depends on the cost of living in your area.
George257 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 12:59 PM
Surely rich means an absolute level of wealth rather than annual income.

What a difference a few month makes.

Last month we were told by a fawning news media how great things were. The economy was a little engine that could.  And the declining unemployment rate was touted in headlines as significant progress toward economic recovery.

Unemployment rate falls to 7.8% in September, reported the Washington Post- a four-year low...”nearly”… whatever “nearly” means.

“The nation’s jobless rate dropped to its lowest point in nearly four years in September. And unlike some recent declines, this one happened for the right reason: not because people gave up looking for a job, but...