Saturday, February 28, 2009


I had planned to go into a long narrative as to why every American should be made to read this book; but there are not enough words to describe what it meant to me. Maybe after reading it, people would cease identifying 9/11 and Katrina as the greatest disasters that the world has ever had to endure.

As you read these words, you feel the heat, the cold, and the stench these immigrants had to endure. You experience what is was like to work at the speed they had to, just to make a few pennies. Consider if you could have endured for a full day what these people did for years; always being taken advantage of with no one to complain to.

After reading what these immigrants survived, we should be so grateful for what they did for us; and so thankful that we haven't even come close to such bad times. As terrible as 9/11 and Katrina, and whatever is waiting for us due to the economic meltdown, reading this book puts things in perspective.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

SO WHY IS IT???????

We have been told on a daily basis to insulate our homes, use energy efficient bulbs, drive fuel efficient cars and many other things to conserve energy and save our planet.

Now that many of us did our best and spent all that money to conserve; why is it we are being punished by the energy companies for our good efforts? After not meeting their profit expectations, these same energy companies are asking for an increase in rates!

Thursday, February 12, 2009


Why is it that when the CEO's of the Big Three auto makers appeared before Congress, for the first time, it appeared as if Congress was acting the way they were elected to do? They belittled, humiliated and demanded every sort of concession from these three; for a few billions of dollars of cash infusion.

Yet when the Wall street bankers appeared before them. who have received hundreds of billions, and are to receive hundreds of billions more; they were let of the hook by being allowed to give vague and evasive answers. We didn't see the outrage over bonuses, excessive pay, or lavish parties.

Why is it, an industry that benefits Main Street America, by employing thousands,, at reasonable wages is taken to the wood shed by congress? On the other hand, Wall Street which has all ready squandered three hundred billion, is being treated with kid gloves?

Makes one wonder, who they really represent, and worry about.