Daily Archives: March 1, 2010

Up Until Now…..

Every weekly or monthly unemployment report that showed job losses has been “unexpected”. (Every job report that showed even a very, very, very modest decline in the number of unemployment numbers has been heralded as nothing less than the Second … Continue reading

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Substituting Electioneering For Governing

Robert Samuelson: The common denominator is a triumph of electioneering over governing. Every campaign is an exercise in make-believe. All the good ideas and good people lie on one side. All the “special interests,” barbarians and dangerous ideas lie on … Continue reading

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Blue Bleeds Red

Forbes has the numbers: The five states in the worst financial condition–Illinois, New York, Connecticut, California and New Jersey–are all among the bluest of blue states. The five most fiscally fit states are more of a mix. Three–Utah, Nebraska and … Continue reading

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