Suicides from financial crisis cause concern

October 14, 2008 at 1:39 pm | Posted in Financial | Leave a comment
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Just came across this sad article.

Suicides from financial crisis cause concern

I had heard last week about the man from Los Angeles who offed his entire family.

I also heard Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) tell the story about the 90 year old widow from Akron. This was during the debate over the $700 bn Wall Street bailout on October 3rd.

The degree to which a Congress charged by the U.S. Constitution to “promote the general Welfare” does not give full vetting to life and death matters directly impacted by their dealings is scandalous. Such is life among pathetic jellyfish I suppose. How the likes of Kucinich come to represent but a minority sentiment in the House is nothing short of tragic. Sad, too, is how this reflects the face of a nation that, itself, appears suicidal…

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