Tears came to my eyes when I read this: "Throughout the country people plan, cut coupons, scrimp and save to put food on the table and gas in the tank. Even a $28 savings is a big deal." I remember so very clearly all of the years that this was me. Fortunately, with a lot of scrimping and saving we managed to get beyond those years, but those years have not been forgotten by me.
It makes me so very angry when I see our government literally wasting money, talking about billion dollar bail-outs, "investing" in projects that have died on the vine. Had the "stimulus" money gone to the people we might be out of this mess by now. Instead it went to companies and banks who were to big to fail; while We The People are failing because of