Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category

Someone tell Congress what the banks are doing now!

Posted by Mr. Wister on April 7th, 2009 under Economy Tags: , ,  •  No Comments

Okay, so you know how there’s this thing right now, some kind of financial thing, where banks are about to fail and they aren’t making loans or not giving consumers money to “jump start” the economy. Yeah, must have just happened the other day because I for one know nothing about this. {grin}
And you know [...]

Killing the Holiday Spirit

Posted by Mr. Wister on December 23rd, 2008 under Economy, Mental Masterbations Tags: , , , , ,  •  No Comments

A quick social commentary on the state of our society with respect to the holiday season that is upon us.
It is a sad fact that during the period between Thanksgiving and New Years Eve in the U.S.  more people are stressed out and in overall bad moods than any other time of the year. I [...]

American Decadence and the death of Detroit

Posted by Mr. Wister on December 15th, 2008 under Economy Tags: , , ,  •  1 Comment

December 14, 2008.
I’m watching Sunday Night Football on NBC (Giants at Cowboys) and silently reflecting on the current financial crisis. I’m almost ashamed to admit that, but for a while nothing really worthwhile was happening in the game. I really don’t care about either team…I was waiting for a random quote from John Madden about [...]