Category Archives: Fiscal and Economic Issues

Is Herman Cain Ready for the Pressure of Being a Front Runner?

The dismal political environment in the United States can bring with it some changes that in previous election cycles would’ve been outright impossible.  The two major parties have created such an expectation of petty political games, corruption, incompetence, and a … Continue reading

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Washington Begins Battle Over Spending

In the wake of the State of the Union address where President Obama appeared to double-down on his plan of big government deficit spending, the battle over the budget and the national debt appears to be getting underway. Republicans are … Continue reading

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Follow Up To State Of The Union Address

I believe El Scotto summarized the State of the Union address quite well.  There was nothing new, save Obama’s apparent desire to trim the corporate tax (which, pardon me if I find that hard to believe); it was the same old … Continue reading

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House Republicans Reveal Plan To Slash $2.5 Trillion Over Next 10 Years

This plan doesn’t exactly go far enough to fix our debt problems, but at least it’s a start. The GOP Congress made public a plan to eliminate $2.5 trillion dollars in federal spending over the next ten years, eliminating many … Continue reading

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Britain To Pursue Healthcare Reform; Meanwhile, America Keeps Its Head in the Sand

Great Britain is examining what to do about their unsustainable National Health Service.  At the same time our friends across the Atlantic are figuring out that their system just doesn’t work, the U.S. is speeding its way down the path … Continue reading

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Cities Facing Doom and Gloom in 2011

This is so obvious, so blatant, so utterly simple, that it spares me from typing almost any additional information. Check out this story: 2011 will be the year of the municipal default. At least that’s what analysts like Meredith Whitney … Continue reading

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Very Interesting Video On The State Budget Crisis

While the video is from “60 Minutes,” the reason why it is so profound is exactly that…it’s from “60 Minutes,” a show not exactly known for trumpeting the efforts of Conservatives (fiscal or otherwise). The fact that this piece was … Continue reading

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