THIS BAD economy thing has made me mad. Rip roarin’, snortin’, fire
dirt kickin’ mad. I’m afraid to call it a recession. No two
economists can agree on what it is.
Whatever it is, it’s lousy. It’s causing deep, dark depression to
pervade the land.
Depression among Americans is up 113 percent this year, according
to several sources. Antidepressant sales are up 156 percent,
according to still other sources. So, that’s great for the
pharmaceutical companies. When the economy turned South, sales of
the new impotence pills probably tanked, so thank goodness here
come the orders for antidepressants.
Of course, the oil-producing sheikhs and the oil companies