Thursday, September 25, 2008
"Let's Drop the Big One, There'll Be No One Left to Blame Us"
WHAT A DIABOLICALLY INGENIOUS WAY TO UNITE THE COUNTRY
AKA DEFCONOMY 2
The economy is "cratering" according to Senator McCain and life seems very uncertain these days. We certainly are heading for a depression, although I think with the modern semantics it's called something else. I doubt that I'm alone in wondering how this will affect my family specifically. I'm guessing there will still be sick people who need hospital care so job security is less of an issue for us than others. If the Republicans get into office I am concerned about the talk I hear about running healthcare as a free-market business. That has worked wonders for the airline and the banking industries. And anyone who doesn't think the government isn't already determining how healthcare is provided is not aware of all the minutiae of paperwork by CMS(Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services). It rivals Peter Sellers in absurdity.
The girls will still get through college. We'll have to look harder for grants and scholarships for HoneyHaired girl than we did for her sister, but they'll get through. I worry a lot about the debt that we're leaving behind for all of our children. What a dungfest. And, although I am in the Baby Boomer generation that is now being blamed for this "financial disaster"--I call it larceny--and I am not fabulously agile with a checkbook, I promise I didn't do this or benefit from it. I will be paying for it though like a stuck pig, sans lipstick. No way to dress this one up, even with a hot looking hockey mom in glasses.
Sighhhhh...I'm going to go walk the dog and pick up poo. It's something I'm good at.
Here's a little something in defense of our country--