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A Rise in Unemployment Arrives on Schedule

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You cannot find a job? No cash is flowing?
You haven't paid your bills, which have been growing?
You'll never get the money you've been owing?
Be happy: The economy is slowing.

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Calvin Trillin
Calvin Trillin, the author of Random House's Deciding the Next Decider: The 2008 Presidential Election in Rhyme,...

The strategy is working fine.
It's not a time for you to whine.

You're running out of things that you can sell?
Your health insurance just ran out as well?
Your life is an unmitigated hell?
Be happy, for the Dow's responding well.

So try to take the macro view.
It's not about just little you.

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