For a lot of people, it is not at all clear we've hit bottom. There's still a limping economy out there -- even if you live in relatively prosperous northern California where there are intimations of another tech boom.
Yesterday a friend reported that her construction worker husband is once again out of work. Jobs have been hit and miss for awhile. What's this mean?
This was a solidly middle class family until Wall Street's speculative "bets" crashed their livelihood.
Even if her husband gets a job next week and they escape their immediate crisis, these are not young people. They have few resources for retirement and no time to rebuild.
The one percent trashed their dreams and walked away with their bonuses and our political system seems unable to help them -- or any of us.
Yeah, I'm angry. And I intend to remain active. Nothing else to do ...