Takoma Park These days a working stiff, or worse, someone trying to desert the vast army of the unemployed and pick you a pay envelope again, seems to be screwed in different was almost every day. Today’s news details how the unemployed are being penalized in getting jobs…uh, largely because their unemployed, and not surprisingly are having credit problems. The notion that the credit rating companies with their long records of abuse and misinformation are now arbiters of employed is enough to send all of us back to our beds!
An article in the Times pointed out one or two states that have moved to ban or restrict this practice, and, god darned, if I didn’t have to work for a living, I would move to Hawaii as well, all of which means our work…or lack of it…is cut out for us. Regardless, look at these quotes: