I apologize for the cheering crowd at Knox College in Illinois. Seems the mass exodus from Illinois (Ala Detroit) left behind the economically challenged, and liberally indoctrinated; although a group of them did end up in the White House.
In the wake of all the news about Snowden, the Zimmerman trial, and the updated Smith-Mundt Modernization Act, there's been an on-going piece of news that's mostly slipped underneath the radar: the GOP is looking to make huge cuts in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
They say slow and steady wins all the time, and right now it's looking like it's true with respect to the economy and stock market. You can argue the recovery has been steady, and there's no doubt it's been slow, which makes the correlating move in stocks puzzling.
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