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The Second Term Begins

On Monday, January 21st, we saw the second inauguration of President Barack Obama, his first act in his second four-year term. After the speeches and the national anthem and the benediction, most networks—MSNBC, CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC—moved into discussions of … Continue reading

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Winter of the Economy

The collapse of the housing and credit markets and the derivatives industry that fed on both of them resulted in the worst global economic crisis since the 1930’s. It has eased up somewhat in the past two years in the … Continue reading

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Fall of the Economy

The more I hear people talk about the most recent recession, the one that we have supposedly put behind us, the more I realize that many people who should know better are blinded by ideology. When looking at that 2007 … Continue reading

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TEA: Take Everything Away

Ah, the truth about Conservatives and taxes; if only everyone knew the reality of their inglorious past instead of their well-constructed hype. The recent unofficial budget-related proposals of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, otherwise known as the … Continue reading

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