When we heard a mortgage broker in town had to close up shop because she couldn’t renegotiate her mortgage with her bank, we thought, what hope is there for the rest of us? And where is this money from the $700 billion bailout that’s supposed to be helping those desperately trying to hold onto their homes? An economic forum last week only reflected how impotent our government has been in addressing urgent needs. Come on, guys; just pretend we’re your bosses. Oh, wait—we are.
Wed, Dec 24, 2008 (midnight)