Little Red Wagon Meets the Little Red Book
OK, I stole the headline from Newsday, along with this shocking news that contrasts horribly with John Snow's speech about outsourcing today (referenced by Richard Cranium below). Newsday Article
The 87-year-old company said it would keep its headquarters and distribution business in Chicago but decided the Chicago plant where the metal wagons are built is too expensive to maintain. With the plant closing, Radio Flyer will lay off nearly half its 90 employees.
Meanwhile, I have a friend on a Message Board who cannot afford the diagnostic tests so he can find out if he has stomach cancer. Health care and jobs in the Age of Bush are growing scarcer.
Sometimes one doesn't have the energy to spit, but disgust is all that propels us.