The U.S. Labor Department announced Friday, June 5, that the national unemployment rate hit 9.4 percent in May, the highest level since 1983.
Iowahawk has the scoop on the “Hope” and “Change” Obama’s economic policies have created for some of America’s former wage slaves, who have never in their lives experienced a major economic downtown and believed they were a thing of the past. He reports that now they are our nation’s newest, youngest, savviest entrepreneurs:
“I used to talk a lot about living a ‘greener lifestyle,’ and now I’m finally doing it,” she [Martinez] said. “I’ve given up my car and I’m spending almost all of my time outdoors, surrounded by the beauty and insects of nature. And when I haven’t eaten in four or five days, I can look up into the sun and see angels. It’s very spiritual.”
In related news, Rasmussen Reports noted on Monday, June 8, that for the first time in two years, more people now trust the Republican Party more than the Democrats to handle the nation’s economy well, with 45 percent trusting the Republicans more and 39 percent trusting the Democrats more, according to a recent national telephone survey.
Reprise of my post from April 16:
Santa’s workshop while Obama is president:
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