Recess and lunch – those are the two sweet words of my youth. The kid in me still looks forward to both. The adult in me looks forward to some relief from this recession that everyone on Wall Street is saying is over while everyone on My Street is still feeling.
If you’re like most Americans (and Congress), you haven’t read the 1071 page Stimulus Bill that President Obama is likely to sign early this week. This will impact our future for the next three or more generations, people! Insomnia forced me to read through a good bit myself but here is a quick look for those who don’t want to have to filter through all of the stuff that has nothing to do with “change you can believe in.” Read What The Stimulus Bill Has For Everyday Americans and tell me what you think.
There is a switch in power of historical proportions before us with the Barack Obama administration. They are younger, more diverse, more tech savvy, and geographically distinct from those they replace.
Check out this interactive profile of the new players in Washington. Educate yo’self.
May you all continue to agitate and effect change by moving beyond just dreaming.
A lot of you rushed out and bought newspapers on November 5, 2008 to commemorate the historic day of Barack Obama winning the office of President of the United States. Here are a few scans of those newspapers. You’ll need something like Adobe Reader to be able to view them. Enjoy…
Austin American Statesman
Chicago Sun Times
Los Angeles Times
297 wins it. ’nuff said.