A Good Jobs Report but an Unreliable Source

Last week the news was good, Unemployment down to 7% 200,000 new jobs, the first real sign of the business cycle re-asserting itself. On simply anecdotal evidence I do finally see some signs of recovery.  I see a lot of help wanted signs as I drive through Fitchburg, Leominster (mostly at places like McDonalds & … Continue reading A Good Jobs Report but an Unreliable Source

A Puzzled Housewife Researches the War in Afghanistan

Last week, my husband returned from a six month deployment in Afghanistan.  So politics haven't been on my mind much.  Mostly, we’ve just enjoyed family time.  The separation is hard, but reunion is the reward. With hubby still cleaning the moon dust off his boots, I got a little curious.  How is it going over there?  And … Continue reading A Puzzled Housewife Researches the War in Afghanistan

The Plum Line Gives Away the Game

Journo-list Greg Sargent is worried about the White House being undermined by house democrats on Iran. Strangely enough he seems less worried about Iran undermining the deal but it's not like the priority is to actually stop Iran, as it was to have a "deal" that LOOKS like it stops Iran. But hidden within that … Continue reading The Plum Line Gives Away the Game