what max said:
heard this on the drive to work, a meager 21,000 new jobs (granted to the lowly working public purely by the Beneficience of the State) while the sinister profession had predicted a good 120,000; 400,000 more people abandon the work force; official unemployment stagnates; and 22% of all unemployed have been out of work for over six months. This isn't so much a recovery as it is pure
But everything is, um, "blue skies". Woo hoo.
your turing test:
Oil for Nothing:US Holds On Humanitarian SuppliesIraq: 1997-2001
the good book
and other cultural