Friday, December 18, 2015

Signs the economy is bad: December 18, 2015 edition

Welcome to another edition of "Signs the Economy is Bad" here at The Itinerant Librarian. This is the semi-regular (as in when I have time and/or feel like doing it) feature where I scour the Internet in search of the oh so subtle hints that the economy is bad. Sure, pundits may say things are getting better, but what do they know? And to show not all is bad, once in a while we look at how good the uber rich have it.  

We made it to the Friday before Christmas, and I hear there some big movie or other opening today, which I am sure will make oodles of money for the House of Mouse even if the movie itself is not that great (aside from the visuals and carefully choreographed nostalgia; link to early review via P.Z. Myers). At any rate, while Hollywood may be raking in money this weekend, the rest of the economy remains bad. So perhaps escaping to a movie theater for some is not a bad way to forget the woes for a while. So, let's see what's going on these days:

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