And it's like a bucket of cold water in the face of the mainstream financial media that's pushing the 'growth' story.
And your bartender keeps giving you cheap drinks each night for months.
But suddenly – the bartender becomes strict and starts giving you less booze.
But the only way you can really afford to feel better is if he starts giving out free drinks again or you painfully detox.
But a bigger – and more pressing – problem is that the Fed's short-term interest rate hikes are making these current subprime auto loans unserviceable.