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Are You Losing Your Health Coverage?

Obamacare Fail: CBO Predicts Drops in Health Coverage( blogs.the-american-interest. com). Senator Says We Should Sacrifice Obamacare To Avoid Sequester( huffingtonpost.com). Much for President Obamas promise that “if you like your healthcare strategy, you can keep your healthcare strategy.” A 2011 study discovered that 30 percent of employers would “certainly or most likely” drop coverage after […]

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Shocking Failure?

The electric car mistake( triblive.com). Teslas Gotcha Blog Catches New York Times Reporter Driving In Circles( forbes.com). Ah, the hybrid car. I keep in mind many years ago when one of the tech mags (Pop Sci, Popular Mechanics, cant remember) had an in depth post about a “homegrown” hybrid car somebody had constructed. Huge automobile, […]

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Can We Inflate Our Way Out of Debt?

Obamas proposed base pay walking could cost D.C. tasks( bizjournals.com). Minimum Wage and Monetary Policy( anirrationalviewoftheirrational.wordpress.com). Whats the Minimum Wage in Your State?( blogs.wsj.com). Obama: We cant cut our method into success. Republicans: We cant tax our way into success. Male behind the drape: Hey, why not inflate our method into prosperity? If you have […]

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Kwazy Superbowl – The Monday After

Kaepernick looked like a rookie, we had an exciting power blackout, the commercials were OKAY, and the video game did not get out of hand. In fact, its been quite awhile given that we had a boring lop-sided game. He made two significant errors that really gave the game away – the first was the […]

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Gun Rights and Obamacare

Is it real, or is it simply a ploy to prepare the mid-terms for democrats by prompting them to look like theyre moving toward the middle? Hmmmm … Anyway, reading that passage made me think about something I realized recently. I think that liberals, while they talk and talk about how weapon violence is such […]

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16 Trillion

Modern, educated individuals, although we “know our numbers”, still have problems with large numbers. To us its more like “One thousand, one million, one billion … an entire bunch”. We understand that number is out there, but we just cant cover our minds around it. There is simply absolutely nothing to compare it with. Initially, […]

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Kill the Dollar. Again

And, theres likewise the $2 costs. They are still being printed as far as I understand. I question if those would be suspended. Congressional auditors say doing away with dollar bills totally and changing them with $1 coins could save taxpayers nearly $4.4 billion over the next 30 years. Some of the coins dropped into […]

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An Open Challenge to Warren Buffet

You might all concur to do something to bail this nation out of its current scenario, and then you might all pat yourselves on that back and indulge in the praise about how generous and patriotic you are. It would be amazing! So, as soon as again Warren Buffet is pushing the idea that the […]

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Bread and Circuses

It took me awhile to track it down because in my mind I had actually associated the expression “bread and circuses” to Thomas Jefferson. I think Thomas did point out “bread and circuses” somewhere in his writings, however not in this (the existing entitlement-heavy political environment) context. Bread and Circuses is the cancer of democracy, […]

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Aftermath

The article goes on to list a number of factors for Romneys loss. Like … ” It was the worst of times and the worst of times.” I really liked this one from NewsMax. 1. Paul Ryan. Romneys choice of Ryan was practically inexplicable. A good conservative, Ryan was unqualified for the job of vice […]

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