This year proved to be a steady one for the U.S. economy, despite many questionable mergers of major corporations. What do you think about the economy of 2016?

“It was, admittedly, a pretty steady year for everything not falling apart.”

Victoria Kinsell • Chief Typist

“Overall, hourly earnings went up 2.5 percent for those of us clinging to whatever job we can find.”

Theo Jensen • Grievance Escalator

“I could afford to spring for the nice salsa a few times.”

Wayne O’Neal • Script Distributor