You have to question this country and the media when two recent stories are considered good economic news.
Mortgage Defaults Good for Economy?
The theory is that $50 billion is put into the economy by people who don't pay their mortgages.
I'm no economic genius, and the scientific community is united in that fact, but those dollars would still get into the big economic pot if these squatters lived up to their obligations.
The ultimate in this lunacy was that one woman saved enough money, in the 9 months of not paying her mortgage, to put a down payment on another home.
Then, as if to piggyback on that our friend Cal (Freedom's pal) pointed out this story...
Shoplifting on the rise: A sign of recovery?
The thefts are primarily from employees who were previously deterred from stealing simply because even minimum-wage jobs in retail were scarce.
I've got to admit it's getting better (Better)
A little better all the time (It can't get no worse)