The Economy Is Saved!

1220989097Joe Six-Pack is gonna be, like, Joe 30-Rack tonight because he needs to celebrate the passing of the bailout measure. Funny how a little bit of pork can change a politician’s mind.

We thought when we became the partial owners of $700 billion in bad debt we’d experience a rush similar to the one we feel when we buy that top at Louis. But we just feel kind of empty.

The stock market is up slightly, so that’s good. But new unemployment numbers show that 159,000 people lost their jobs last month. People don’t even want to look at new cars, let alone buy one.

Is it time to head to the bar yet? We need to stop thinking about this.