Government can, should temper pain of recession

Commentary | April 16, 2008 | By Marilyn Watkins | Everett Herald

It seems like the economic news keeps getting worse. Fuel prices still climbing, food prices soaring, foreclosures and layoffs. The only silver lining is that we're doing better in Washington than the rest of the country. Now a report has come out confirming what many of us suspected - the rich are getting richer, while most of us are just getting by.

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