"Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy."
Louis D. Brandeis
Stocks paused today as the unemployment claims number came in much higher than expected.
The Recovery™ is doing well for the corporations, the new ubermenchen.
It is all the carbon life forms that are causing the problems for the economy.
Speaking of setting a bad example, a Microsoft Exec who has been charged with insider trading says he did it, even though he knew it was wrong, because Congress does it.
Have a pleasant evening.