Monthly Archives: April 2011

Balance and Priorities in the Media

This week our country had the worst one day record of tornadoes carve a devastating path of destruction throughout the South. The damage as our President put it last night is “nothing short of catastrophic.” At least 250 people lost their … Continue reading

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Cafe Hayek Clever Rap Video on Economics

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“Transitory,” Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s Word of the Day

Unless you were one of the few people, like me, who actually watched the first news conference given by a Federal Reserve Chairman, you can catch it here in the WSJ online: Fed Signals Intent to Complete Bond Buying. I … Continue reading

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The Silver Bullet Argument Deflects Instead of Looking at the Real Problem

Since at least the 1970’s there have been numerous “oil crisis” moments. Whether shortages and or spikes in prices for various reasons, always with the background noise of oil being a limited resource and doomsday approaching of eventually running out of … Continue reading

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Future Austerity?

I was watching the Daily Ticker on Finance Yahoo, and perused through some recent episodes and commentary, Our Debt Binge is Ending is definitely worth watching, if somewhat depressing for the near future. the article along with it:  The world is … Continue reading

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Campaign Finance Tranparency Should Be for All or for None.

Here is a listing of the top 20 political donors: Heavy Hitters Top All-Time Donors, 1989-2010 LEGEND:  Republican   Democrat   On the fence = Between 40% and 59% to both parties = Leans Dem/Repub (60%-69%) = Strongly Dem/Repub (70%-89%) = Solidly … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

I feel as though lately my posts seem like I’m completely unhappy, but nothing could be farther from the truth. I have frustrations certainly,  politically speaking, about the course our country has taken and how it can and should be rectified. Partisanship, … Continue reading

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