A politician is a man who understands government. A statesman is a politician who’s been dead for 15 years. – Harry S Truman
Welcome to Wednesday! When there are several stories out there that I want to comment about, I combine them into an “Odds & Ends” or “potpourri” column. Today is one of those days!
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For the past several Thursdays, the staffers here at The Western Word (TWW) have come up with some numbers to let you know the pulse of America. This week the numbers are kind of depressing – so be prepared!
Today we take a look at food stamps, unemployment, Spenditol views, vacations, some polls, a supercommittee, a camp in Montana for rich people, a set list, and much more so read on! Continue reading →