July 11th, 2008

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The Disconnect

In our country, we've had a mentality among the powers that be for years that if Wall Street and Washington were doing well, and the gross national product was increasing, then it's less important that for people in the middle and working classes, it is increasingly difficult to make ends meet.

The onset of a surprisingly deep recession highlights the disconnect that exists between the "economic gurus" of the right and the reality of Americans' lives.

Let's take some recent news, culled from the head-lines via search engine search:
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