Rhode Island worse-off than most

December 11, 2008

The city of Pawtucket in Rhode Island offers a vivid glimpse into the depth of America’s worsening recession — and a warning of the dangers of rising unemployment.

View Brian Snyder’s audio slideshow from Pawtucket here. To read the feature story by Boston Bureau Chief Jason Szep, click here.


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But look at the bright side, most of you got a whole $300 from Bush’s big tax cut right after he stole the 2000 election. (Never mind he and Cheney got hundreds of thousands from the same cut). Anyone not rich who voted Republican in the 2000 or 2004 election, please tattoo the word “CHUMP” on your forehead, to help the rest of us recognize you and try to help you.

Posted by uhohjongo | Report as abusive

We get what we deserve. We sat back in 04 and let it happen again when we were already upset from the first Bush term. Why did we think that it couldn’t get worse?????We didn’t give Bush the Elder a second term,at least we weren’t totally brain dead then.Now we have to be extra vigilant while this new team has to go through every bone head bill and repair our structures top to bottom so we can once again recognize our “Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave”

Posted by Pat Read | Report as abusive

Happy new year to you

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