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Mood swings accompany economic woes

Mood swings accompany economic woes



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One day it is Fanny May, the next day Freddie Mac. As the economic pendulum slides, so do mood swings.

Gas prices, foreclosures, bankrupt banks: some shrug it off.

"It's a part of life. You just go with it. Go with a smile," one man said.

Others take it personally; call it sleepless in America.

"I'm going to be losing sleep, I'm sure, and I am irritable, yes," another man told us.

What about Phil Gramm, the McCain aide, who says we are all a bunch of whiners?

"For the average man, I think that there's some justified whining," he said.

He adds who can call it whining if you are losing your home?

E-mail: tcallan@ksl.com

Tom Callan

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