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The Fiscal Cliff? Really?

Added by 5 years ago

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It is a funny wake up call to read the pundits this morning author the phrase “The Fiscal Cliff.” I realize that Thelma and Louise chose to press the gas to the floor when looking at their cliff, but most of us don’t ...

A Tale of Two Candidates

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It Was Nice Knowing you Mitt Romney

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Being President of the United States used to be the dream of kids when I was young. Lots of kids tossed President out there in papers, to teachers, and it was a mentioned dream job of enough boys to make the idea cool...

Case, Shiller and the Truth

Added by 8 years ago

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As the mortgage pool assets are written down, and the collective that is America takes its lumps for this “perfect storm,” one question that just sticks in the craws of everyone (but the scarecrow before he met the Wi...

To Stimulus or not to Stimulus, that is the question

Added by 8 years ago

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I’ve been reading quite a bit of hyperbole on the various government bailouts that have been funded, and those in the wings. The Shakespearian question of course is, “to be, or not to be?” (a supporter of these bailou...

Revenues? We don’t need no stinkin’ revenues…

Added by 9 years ago

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The dust has settled on the first round of government assistance provided in accordance with the $700 billion dollar bailout we all were against. The government has lent, spent, or paid the rent to the tune of $8.5 tr...

Pensions? No, those are bad, too.

Added by 9 years ago

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If you picked a job 26 years ago based on the idea that someday you’d retire to warm sunshine and easy trade-winds, you’re in for a difficult surprise. Like a first time marathon runner that relied on the last 7 miles...

The Chinese will have whatever we’re having

Added by 9 years ago

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This morning, Reuters reported that the Chinese government levied strong pressure to induce the European Central Bank to make some serious rate cuts, to maintain the continued growth of the Chinese economy. Reports ...

Just stop eating

Added by 9 years ago

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The New York Times identified food pricing trends in an article posted today, noting that in spite of pullback in commodities prices, that overall upward trends, especially in packaged foods was projected to stay on...

Poor forgotten by government, details at 11

Added by 9 years ago

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I was a bit surprised to see that the poor; a growing, but ever-disgruntled unit of our population were left out of the government’s bailout plans. A Yahoo news article notes that “the ranks of the destitute are gro...

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