Daily Archives: April 9, 2009

Underfunded. Virtually Unreported

Other than Meagan McArdle, the US media appears to be studiously ignoring this news. It appears that there is a real – and growing – problem with government and private pensions funds. This is not, it should be emphasized, exclusively … Continue reading

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Echo Chamber

Doug Ross with a killer post: The following headlines have appeared in newspapers within the last 24 hours. This is not an inclusive list. • Third of Illinoisans went without health insurance in last 2 years: Sun-Times • Report: 2.5M … Continue reading

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You Know It’s Pretty Bad….

…When even the Washington Post notices it. In an editorial, the WaPo slams Congressional dolts who are jaunting off to Cuba to fawn at the feet of Fidel Castro – and completely ignoring the pro-democracy movement in Cuba. Most of … Continue reading

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