Sure, the economy looks pretty good. And President George War Bush points to the supposed health of the economy as evidence that his tax cuts are working. Once again this is a much too simple view of things. Tax cuts are only one part of the picture. I’ve talked about this before. I don’t know why we have to keep rehashing this every few months. And I don’t know why the Democrats don’t effectively answer the assertions of the Republicans. One more time, here it is: it is easy for an individual to look prosperous when he is running up huge credit card debt, and it is easy for a country to look prosperous when it is engaged in huge deficit spending. Read this article for example. Can we move on to other things now, like actually solving some problems?
NPR says that productivity is rising but wages aren’t.
This is very important: an article published in the September 12 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association says that those who suffer sudden cardiac arrest usually experience clear warning symptoms.
Nausea or vomiting
Dizziness or fainting
So if you have symptoms like these, and if you are at risk of heart problems, chances are you can be saved if you get help fast.
Listen to my new song, Get the Hell out of Iraq. (See lyrics here.)
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