All this and he didn’t even get around to the fact that we subsidize sugar.
This is one of the great questions of our time. Since coming out of the recession five year ago we’ve been wondering what exactly government is supposed to do. Few argue a role in keeping us out of a depression, even if the “how” is a major source of pain. But the job of government [...]
Less than 10 months ago he was the most powerful banker in the world. He could move markets with a single sigh or a misplaced comma. Now, Ben Bernanke can’t even refinance his mortgage: The former Federal Reserve chairman, speaking at a conference in Chicago yesterday, told moderator Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics Inc. — [...]
Who knows where it got started, but we love to watch other people buy houses on TV. Perhaps the most well known show is House Hunters, but there are many others. One favorite of mine is called Beachfront Bargain Hunt. The premise is the same as always, an individual or family is looking to buy [...]
Every year we see reports of the impending doom of social security. It’s going to run out of money. But then we get counterpoints that explain maybe things aren’t so bad like this one: Here’s what you need to know: social security will be depleted in 2033, according to the report, which was released Monday. [...]
2014 is an election year with many major seats in Congress up for grabs. Election years bring out the worst in our politicians as attack ads dig up the best dirt around. It more or less doesn’t amount to much as very little will be accomplished in the next two years. However transparency into the [...]
Even though he lost a shot at becoming Vice President two years ago, Paul Ryan remains a major player in the Republican establishment as a high ranking Congressman and overall budget expert in the legislature. Once or twice a year we can count on him rolling out budget proposals that are unrealistic and have no [...]
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