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Paul Ryan, Ayn Rand and the Budget Problem

In a speech in 2005, Paul Ryan said, “I grew up reading Ayn Rand and it taught me quite a bit about who I am…

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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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Juiced For Life

    I watched the movie Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead this Summer.  It was an eye-opening moment to say the least!  Congrats to Joe…

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I'm a Racist, Albeit a Recovering One.

On March 7, 2013 the NY Times featured an Op-Ed Guest Columnist, Ta-Nehisi Coates. The title of his column was, The Good, Racist People. In…

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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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