Quote of the Day

"The latest consequence of extreme austerity is in Highland Park, Michigan, which has not only turned off all of its streetlights, but also ripped out the light poles—a telling sign that its darkening of the streets is permanent. With an unemployment rate at 22 percent and a city debt of $58 million, Highland Park could no longer afford to pay the electric bills."Rebecca Leber, at Think Progress.

Well, maybe the citizens of Highland Park can just light some bootstraps on fire.

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