“And they healed the pain of my people disgracefully, saying ‘peace and prosperity,’ when there was no peace or prosperity.”
“Easy is the descent into hell;
The door to death and darkness stands open, day and night.
But to retrace one’s steps, to return once more
to the pure clean air, and cheerfulness and life:
That is our task, that is our true labour.”
The Non-Farm Payrolls came in ‘better than expected,’ as long as one did not look too closely, and not distinguish between low-paying, part time jobs versus jobs that carry a living wage that would enable further economic expansion.
Judgement and justice are long overdue— but they are coming.