Dean takes a look at the changes in the works for underwater borrowers and changes in Chicago city government.
I was truly hoping that I could write about something new in this edition, but it appears that for the last few years there is a constant theme. It’s the economy stupid! So it appears that once again I will have to stick with the basic underlying theme.
Things are challenging in today’s economy to say the least, and it has been going on for over three years now and it is understandable why people are getting impatient. In years past the US has hit recessions and economic slowdowns, but has always bounced back, pulling out of it and coming out stronger and for the better.
As this has been a hot summer, it brought back memories of my childhood. I remember being excited at going to the Nall Hills Country Club in Overland Park, Kansas. We would be bouncing in the car at the prospect of spending the whole day there. Nall Hills was equipped with three pools, a baby pool, which contrary to the rumor spread in 3rd grade I never relieved myself in, a medium pool, and the granddaddy of them all, the “big” pool. On one particular occasion I got brave enough to venture into the large pool, gradually making my way to the diving boards…