Barry offered some re-tread policies to carry the nation onward. All he had to do was to read posts of the past two days for real solutions, and he failed.
Of his entire package, only $50 billion was offered to infrastructure, and that was rather vague. The rest is borrowing money to invest in ... nothing. Sigh ...
Meanwhile, Bank of America [aka BofA] plans to cut 40,000 jobs. BofA already has terrible service. The one job cut that might help that company won't be announced, viz., the firing of its CEO.
The Pharisees in the Dark City continue to rule and do nothing but posture to collect money from lobbyists. The plain people deserve a new Square Deal. Where is the 21st century Theodore Roosevelt? Sigh ...
Book: I suggest the Autobiography of Theodore Roosevelt for reading. I started reading it a week ago. The book has no ghost writer, being written by the great man himself in a plain, refreshing style.
Word of the Day
"Catharsis" - noun [$10]
Catharsis means 1. an emotional release in drama or art; 2. (Psychology) the process of freeing repressed emotion by association with the cause, and elimination by abreaction; 3. (Medical) purgation.
Sentence: The quintessential achievement of catharis in drama has to be the scene in Sophocles' Oedipus the King when the truth finally is exposed to all, by the persistent questioning by Oedipus himself. Moral: some questions are best not ever asked.