Monthly Archives: March 2011

Just Because You Feel Pain, Doesn’t Give You the Right to Be a Pain

The last few days have been remarkably hellish for me. My normal routine vanished with a mysterious heart ailment. I can usually handle a lot, but when your health goes, it’s harder to focus beyond that. Being in an ER … Continue reading

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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Thinks Taxing Yoga Will Fix the State’s Money Crunch

Gov. Dan Malloy has chosen to add a 6.25% tax to yoga classes in Connecticut as part of his new budget. here is a message I received about it from my local yoga Shala today:   Say NO WAY to a … Continue reading

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Backlash Of Tantrums in Wisconsin Ignored By Media

In the WSJ today, ‘Civility’ Was Always Dead, By JAMES TARANTO cites some disturbing examples about the behaviour of some people in the aftermath of Wisconsin:   We will hang up wanted posters of you everywhere you like to go. We … Continue reading

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At What Point Will the Dire Budget Issues Matter to President Obama?

          Before leaving on a trip to Brasil yesterday, our President once again signed off on a short-term budget fix, this one lasting until April 8th. He and the Whitehouse spoke and tweeted all week about Japan, kids, education, some … Continue reading

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What is Mandatory Spending? What is Entitlement Spending?, David Henderson | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

What is Mandatory Spending? What is Entitlement Spending?, David Henderson | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty.  A small lesson in choice of verbiage. An interesting and intelligent viewpoint on defining the terminology as well as philosophical perspective of these spending … Continue reading

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CBO: Obama budget worse than projected on 10-year deficit – The Hill’s On The Money

CBO: Obama budget worse than projected on 10-year deficit – The Hill’s On The Money. Not surprising, but not making me happy either.

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Do as I Say, Not as I Do..Congress and Insider Trading

          Not new, but not discussed as widely as it should be. Is it outrageous that congress and their staff members can pick stocks and make investment decisions based on information of what they have in the works?!? How many … Continue reading

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