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The Wolf at the Door

wolfAs the world continues to sink into economic quicksand, some of us thank our lucky stars that (so far) our own immediate world has not been terribly impacted. Yes, we’ve lost some of our savings and retirements, but we still have jobs and a certain amount of security. We’ll just put off retirement until a little later, economize here and there, and keep our eyes and ears open to new developments.

Still there is a sense of danger, of foreboding, that something very bad could happen any day, any time.

This morning my son who works in IT for the State of Kansas told me that Kansas has suspended paying any state income tax refunds and may not pay its state workers this Friday. Kansas is facing the same budget crisis seen in states all across the country. Even Republican governors anxiously await the signing of Obama’s economic recovery bill which will pump some money into state projects and help shore up their

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