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Shutting off the Power and Other Bad News

Ah, utility companies are shutting off the power as more people cannot pay their bills.

In Pennsylvania, PPL Corp. increased shutoffs by 78% in the first three quarters of the year compared with the same period a year earlier
In Memphis, Tenn., the city-owned utility that supplies electricity, natural gas and water to residents cut off 38% more people in the first eight months of the year

and Bankruptcies pass 100k now equal to 2005.

Bear in mind that when the MNBA bill, oops I mean bankruptcy reform passed in 2005, this stopped many people from being able to get out of their debts.

If that's not enough:

Auto Sales worse since 1945