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Whew! The finance industry might be taking big losses these days, but it hasn’t lost a bit of its shameless sense of entitlement.
Even before members of Congress got a peek... [read more]
Housing debt has become a financial cluster bomb.
At first – Boom! – it hit those low-income folks who had been lured into subprime mortgages they didn’t understand and couldn’t afford.... [read more]
On this Labor day, when families all across America are struggling, it’s fitting for us to reflect on the profound insight of that prominent economic theorist, George W Bush. In 2000, explaining his economic policy... [read more]
Most Americans never heard of the Doha Round, and if they did catch the name they might assume that it’s some sort of donut.
Unfortunately, it’s nothing so sweet. Instead, this... [read more]
As we Texans have learned from experience, it doesn’t take an IQ much higher than room temperature to be governor of the Lone Star State. But surely someone was fooling with the... [read more]
Great news for you Horatio Algers! There are now more than 10 million people in the world who are millionaires or better. See, it’s easy to get rich, so join the club!
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Gosh, it’s nearly time for George W’s annual fly-in to New Orleans, where he’ll hold a photo-op and tell the hard-hit locals that he still feels their pain.
I suppose that... [read more]
Martha Kegel thought she’d seen it all – the horror of the flooding of New Orleans, the callousness and incompetence of George W’s response, the scandal of people still left homeless three years after the... [read more]