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How the Congress Passes a Budget

    Fellow readers, please find an educational blog on how the Congress passes a budget.  Right now that process is mostly dead, but finally…

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The Housing Crisis: A Gathering Storm?

    The financial news released the other day appeared like a gathering storm.  The first bolts of lightning and rumbles of thunder echoed from…

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Republicans Are Unwitting 'Socialists'

According to Republicans, the U.S. is on the verge of financial collapse and big government is the cause.  Their most recent theatrical, political prop has…

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Paul Ryan's Budget: The Return of Captain 'Courageous'

Paul Ryan must subscribe to the theory that the third time around is the charm. His first budget didn’t “balance” till 2040; his second didn’t…

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The Job Numbers Don't Lie

Another solid month of job growth – that would make 36 straight – and an unemployment rate at its lowest point in four years. Both…

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Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics (Food Stamps, Tax Cuts, And Job Creators, Oh My!)

Now that the election dust has settled as has President Obama’s approval rating, why don’t we test some of the wild exaggerations passed off as…

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