Many of us would like to take our families to see the Nutcracker for Christmas, but it will be questionable if those who have their salaries frozen or canceled are as likely to be able to afford it as those who have had their profits quadrupled or whatever 275 % more is in this economy will know they can do as much as the kings of old.

from 1979 to 2007 shows that average income for the top 1 percent “grew by 275 percent between 1979 and 2007

Source:
http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/685958/income_for_top_one_percent_’grew_by_275_percent’_in_the_past_28_years/

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Some fans have no idea because they have been spoiled; their teams are always in contention for a championship. 

Gone are the days where people could only talk about how horrible this city was.  Fans are tired of hearing about how bad the economy is and how much people are suffering.  While these are true statements, fans want something to cheer about.  Detroit has always been known as a “blue-collar” city, which is a statement all Detroiters embrace; however, sometimes people just want and/or need an escape.

Detroit Lions Monday Night Football Is Just a Stepping Stone to More Attention

Source:
http://pokerman.posterous.com/detroit-lions-monday-night-football-is-just-a

The nation commemorates the 10th anniversary of 9/11 by toasting the stable government of Afghanistan from atop the Freedom Tower, any hope of recovery for the U.S. economy rests on one Spokane, WA resident, and a local man pushes the 4 millionth button of his life.

It’s the week of September 12th, 2011.

Source:
http://www.theonion.com/video/update-bruce-springsteens-scifi-concept-album-red,26101/

The economy is still in pretty awful shape.

People are turning to extreme measures to pay the bills. Sometimes they even sell drugs. Those people should watch Breaking Bad.

Source:
http://www.thesmokingjacket.com/humor/rules-about-selling-drugs

Despite growing concern that the United States could slide back into recession, recent evidence suggests that the nation’s economy may instead fall between two stools ” continuing to grow, but gaining ground so slowly that unemployment will remain high, home prices low and incomes virtually stagnant.

Source:
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-07-18/business/ct-biz-0718-econ-stagnant–20100718_1_unemployment-wage-economy

Thursday, August 12th, 2010.

Conservatives catch a liberal, Reagan Republican spells doom and music for the intolerant.

Source:
http://mildlyrelevantthoughts.com/2010/08/liberal-caught-at-rand-paul-rally-reagan-aid-says-gop-destroyed-economy-and-ground-zero-mosque-song/

Kunstler on the ‘economy’

Source:
http://kunstler.com/blog/2010/07/what-is-it.html