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Trend Watch January 23, 2011

Well, I have to say, the trend watch for today, Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 looks a little grim, at first perusal. It’s about 2pm EST and the top searches are about unemployment benefits and whether you can get the in places like Ohio and Arizona. Which, in Arizona, will probably involve loose interpretations of “probable cause” to ask for proof of citizenship, should the applicant be Hispanic, or even kinda Hispanic-looking. Damn suspicious, all that standing in line in a poorly ventilated and institutional-colored state government office like the Arizona Unemployment Office. Damn suspicious. Good thing we have SB1070 to make a third of the state’s population nervous about applying for assistance in these econimically-uncertain times. No profiling there.

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Tax Cut Deal is Expected to Pass

Filed under: Economy,Politics — Tags: , , — Positronic Dave @ 8:46 pm December 14, 2010

“… and there is no joy in Mudville” the controversial tax cut deal is expected to pass, much to the happiness of almost no one except the Republicans who leveraged the deal with President Obama, the spineless Democrats who signed on, the millions of Americans for whom the deal provides an extension of their unemployment benefits, and of course, the filthy rich, who will see both their Bush-era tax-cuts extended, but

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