Category Archives: Politics

Shutdown- this time it’s very different

The negatives: Profit growth already low and slowing Car sales rolled over in September New home sales already rolled over Housing starts flattened Personal income anemic, and distribution issues further softening demand 800,000 federal workers not getting paid 0 rate … Continue reading

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HOUSE REPUBLICANS LINE UP FOR FREE ANNUAL PHYSICALS BEFORE DEFUNDING OBAMACARE

HOUSE REPUBLICANS LINE UP FOR FREE ANNUAL PHYSICALS BEFORE DEFUNDING OBAMACARE By Andy Borowitz September 20 — Saying that they needed to be in peak physical condition for their looming effort to defund Obamacare, over a hundred House Republicans lined … Continue reading

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Debt ceiling

Remember, unlike just a tax hike or spending cut, hitting the debt ceiling means going cold turkey to a balanced budget, which is catastrophic as it eliminates the automatic stabilizers and triggers a downward spiral that, if left to continue, … Continue reading

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Obama the ‘socialist’…

Best Times for the 1 Percent Since 1920s By Paul Wiseman September 11 (AP) — The richest Americans were hit hard by the financial crisis. Their incomes fell more than 36 percent in the Great Recession of 2007-09 as stock … Continue reading

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Labor Day Poster from 1956

Seems things have changed some since then… Full size image

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EU Said to Draft Gazprom Complaint as Putin Prepares G-20 Talks

And if you recall from a write up a few years back Russia promised not to take advantage like this. Who would’ve thought? In any case it’s bad real terms of trade for euro zone gas buyers, but helps exports … Continue reading

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With friends like this who needs enemies…

Right on top of the wall of shame: A message from Larry Kotlikoff Dear Fellow Economists, I write to ask you to join 11 Nobel Laureates in Economics, other leading economists, and former government officials in endorsing the INFORM ACT … Continue reading

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51 Dead, 435 Hurt in Clashes Near Pro-Morsi Sit-in

As feared, Egypt is turning into Somalia, and the rest of the world is heading in the same direction 51 Dead, 435 Hurt in Clashes Near Pro-Morsi Sit-in July 8 (NBC) — At least 51 people were killed and 435 … Continue reading

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campaign finance reform

Excellent!!!!! New Campaign Finance Proposal Splits Donations among Candidates By Brandon Fallon

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Please sign this Petition, it’s important!

Need any 3500 names to launch the investigation into the USVI election process that shamelessly rigged the Congressional election last November. . Please click here and ‘sign’ if you can, and email to others if you can. Thanks!

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