The “hope and change” keeps coming in:
- half of all commercial real estate mortgages underwater by end of 2010?! Tech Ticker, Yahoo! Finance – http://shar.es/m2bCv
- 3wood at Correspondence Committee – Churches struggling financially http://shar.es/m2bck
- Unemployment stays flat at 9.7%, partly due to mass hiring of temporary government workers, particularly census workers http://bit.ly/9SDx4T
- Underemployment, however, rises to 20.3% in March http://shar.es/m23EW
Meanwhile, a U. of Chicago law professor is quoted http://shar.es/mrUdO as saying 0bama was never on the regular or adjunct faculty because he was “unqualified, lazy, and never attended faculty meetings”. Despite the continued water-carrying of the media (here http://shar.es/m2by2 a journalist is quoted as saying the “White House wants [crude slang term for oral ministrations] in the media sense in exchange for access” [UPDATE: more here. “Access of evil”, heh), Gallup has the approval of BHOzo at an all-time low: http://bit.ly/cNku0d . As another politician from Illinois is often quoted as saying: “You can fool some of the people all the time; all of the people some of the time; but not all of the people all of the time.” Even Ed Koch, who went all-out in campaigning for Chairman Zero, turned his back on him: http://shar.es/m238K.
UPDATE: Don Surber: “The federal government now pays more to borrow money (3.93%) than I do on my mortgage (3.375%). I have better credit.” Res ipsa loquitur.