Category Archives: budget

Facts, Lies, and sins of omission

Update below Today I finally got fed up with newspapers, TV and radio just reading/printing the news as they get it from Associated Press, Reuters, Fox News, ABC news, and all those other alphabet news agencies, some of whom I … Continue reading

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Links to News of the day

When all your advisors are economic illiterates this is what you get: White House eliminates insurance program for long-term care Who could have guessed this wouldn’t work? Every rightwinger and Republican, that’s who. Obama plans to turn anger at Wall … Continue reading

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Two takes on the President’s latest speech

Thomas Sowell at has no problem in asking the questions that need to be asked. Back to the Future? Those who are impressed by words seem to think that President Barack Obama made a great speech to Congress last … Continue reading

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Debt ceiling, downgrades; thoughts while I was rambling around Texas

I have been out of touch with my blog lately.  We spent some time in the Hill Country with no internet access.  I did have satellite TV  and of course, talk radio, so we were aware of all that was … Continue reading

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Finally, someone is publicly using the “J” word

John Ransom in The One Becomes The Jerk Obama finally solved the budget crisis the White House really cares about yesterday when he announced that he hauled in $86 million in campaign contributions for the three months ended June … Continue reading

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Boehner says “no imminent deal”?

Does this mean there is a deal in the works? One that isn’t exactly imminent?  Here is the article from the Washington Post. Boehner: No ‘imminent deal’ on debt By Paul Kane and Lori Montgomery House Speaker John A. Boehner … Continue reading

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