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Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category

Bad Day —

I had hoped my next post would be a wrap up of my Turkey Day Vaca (actual title of soon-to-be entry), but life has once again spoiled my plans. As of January 1st, or sooner if I so choose, my job position will be eliminated. That’s right folks: I’ve been laid off. The economy sucker […]

Stepping Into the Fray —

Monday I attempted to attend Sen. Ben Cardin’s town hall meeting on the campus of Towson University. When I arrived, I soon found around 2000 people were there before me. I knew instantly I would not get in. I had already planned on recording my experience through photos and audio. Since I was not going […]

Expanding On My Dorkitude —

So I mentioned yesterday that I submitted my latest blog about my health insurance struggles as a commentary to Marketplace. According to the website, I should not expect a response for at least 3 to 4 weeks. Happiness in submitting my work slightly dulled by the denied gratification of learning whether it is good enough. […]

A Snap Shot Regarding Health Reform —

Currently in Washington, elected officials, lobbyists, and advisers are debating over health reform. One major point of contention, a public option, is what I wish to discuss in this post. Along with a more-than-super majority of the American people, I want the option of purchasing public health insurance for one simple reason: I was rejected […]

Subprime Animated —

I received this link from one of my NPR daily updates. Yes, I know I’m a nerd. I liked this so much, though, I just had to share it. It is amazing and I found myself watching it more than once. Its simplicity is what makes it perfect, though it’s obvious it took a lot […]