Well, here it is Monday, the start of a new work week and it just so happens to be my Friday... and I have half a weekend coming up. That's right, I have off one day (Dental appointment) and then I get to work for another 4. Yippee!
Some people were really surprised by the Dyson lady... well, retailers themselves are to blame. We, like many other retailers, have very, very generous Return Policies. This is because we're terrified that if we refuse a Return you will take your future dollars somewhere else. Yepper. The fear of you buying your next box of nails from Lowe's is the root of this evil. This is also why Retailers push credit cards with expensive interest. It's not the consumer they are concerned about, it's their purchases. Let me load your cart up! Buy more! It's not their fault if you can't manage your credit.
And I was pleased to find out yesterday that I'm "loaded up with money." That is what the Idiot Jerk in the White House said, in case you weren't paying attention to the farts he spews from his mouth. Actually, this is his direct quote:
"Our consumers are rich," he added. "I did a tax cut. They're loaded up with money."
Okay, now even I have to admit that was really funny. Loaded up with cash... hahahaha, hohohoho. He doesn't even talk about us as being...'people.' Nope. We're Consumers, and we're rich because 'he' did a tax cut. The truth is he, and his minions and sycophants, are truly worried about a recession. Here's a link for those who want to see the Republican Party doing what it does best... Lie. The Big Guns came out. Don't worry, the world is going into a recession, but we're not... because they're in charge. When it was pointed out to Larry Kudlow that he had also poured water on the recession talk back in 2007, he farted out something about "being optimistic." That's right, there's nothing wrong with being optimistic. That's a pretty shallow way of reassuring the masses, isn't it? At least he didn't say "well, let's look on the bright side, I got a really super great tax cut."