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Some will have to lose their homes before they connect the ....Dots.
10/27/2008 - Jackie Reed

A little non-fiction from Praire Home Companions Garrison Keillor.

We are a stalwart and stouthearted people, and never more so than in hard times. People weep in the dark and arise in the morning and go to work. The waves crash on your nest egg and a chunk is swept away and you put your salami sandwich in the brown bag and get on the bus.

Here’s a bit more of his take on the economic crisis and the election.

And the rest of us will have to pull ourselves out of the swamp of Republican economics. Your broker kept saying, "Stay with the portfolio, don't jump ship," and you felt a strong urge to dump the stocks and get into the money market where at least you're not going to lose your shirt, but you didn't do it and didn't do it, and now you're holding a big bag of brown bananas. Me, too. But at least I know enough not to believe desperate people who are talking trash.

Click here to read the entire Keillor article.


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10/28/2008 Mary Allan Mill from St. Petersburg FL wrote:
In a way it's over simplification. I had my money in a money market accout and CD's. My son had problems before the economic crisis, and what I had is gone - as I've said, I would do it again. People say strange things when they are afraid, even in good times, and we have to temper that with common sense and the realization that we're going to get through this together!
10/28/2008 Jackie Reed from new york city ny wrote:
Yes, we will get through it, but I don't think we've hit bottom yet. More bad news to come.

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