The New Payday Jury System Twelve people good and true in the state of Florida
First, a child is dead the last person to see her alive was the mother. Then for thirty days the mother party like it was 1999 so, let us look at the "facts" of the Casey Anthony case as decided by twelve people good and true in the state of Florida. I do not believe this for a minute. This was nothing more than twelve people looking for a payday their moment of fame to make all the cash they can at the expense of a murdered child.
A small boost in national consumer costs nearly covered up the truth that manufacturing and confidence are in the gutter. The United States economic recovery moves similar to a zombie now, and is just as peppy. This results in an enjoyable time with consumer inflation. It makes the cost of personal loans go up a lot.
How the Consumer Price Index has changed recently
Russell Price, an Ameriprise Financial senior economist, explained that nobody wants to hear the reason for the decline in production and low confidence.
"Both of them are reflective of the slowdown in the economy that we have experienced over the last few months," he said.
One year ago, the consumer price index was up 3.6 percent compared to April's 0.4 percent and May's 0.2 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The Bureau of Labor Statistics report that May's under-performance is the lowest that it has been since it was in November.
It does not help that there was an increase in food costs. It went up 0.4 percent. One economist pointed out a decrease in the United States energy index last month, oddly enough. It went down a percentage point. Even more interesting was the gas decrease. It went up 2 percent in the U.S. Even with the change, food prices rose just the same. They weren't changing.
Clothing, shelter and automobiles getting more expensive
The Consumer Price Index report had more to say concerning price acceleration. There was not a change in demand, although other things still went up in price in May, reports the New York Times. This involves residence, car costs, recreation and new clothing. Last month, there was a decrease in a few items including sot-weed tobacco. Alco involved were personal care items and airline prices.
It is interesting to note the choice of words the Times uses when discussing production. According to the New York Federal Reserve, conditions for manufacturers have deteriorated so far in June, marked by a 20-point drop in the manufacturing industry's conditions index to minus-7.8 points, the first dip below zero since Nov 2010. The decline expected was supposed to end at positive 14.
Due to the Japanese catastrophe that occurred, some of the production performance was changed a bit.
"It affects just about every region," said Price. "In the manufacturing report, the component shortages were the No. 1 factor, and then the broader softening that went along with the higher gasoline prices."
Nero played his lyre and sang while the city burned
Once again, history is repeating itself. However, this time it is our country that is burning to the ground in red ink, health care, three wars, unemployment, and the list grows longer like the national debt by the minute.
The government has reached the limit of its borrowing authority, $14.3 trillion. As our country stumbles towards yet another showdown over our national debt limit. It is time to stop all of this chest thumping and clever talk in front of the television cameras. Now is the time to save our country from financial ruin.