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I give you The Dumbest Thing You’ll Read In January On Wages

Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, wrote what has to be one of the worst counterarguments to increasing the minimum wage in the history of ever. Honestly CKE’s board should be looking to fire him with cause for A) Being … Continue reading

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What may be the best line I have ever written (to date)…

(Senator) Ted Cruz is smarmy, just like Dubya Bush, but without that ineffable ‘I want to have a beer with that fella’ quality. Cruz is actually most like Eddie Haskell and no one likes Eddie Haskell, except mothers who couldn’t … Continue reading

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Macro view on oil… it’s still the demand

Yardeni’s year end report on the oil macro picture is out, and on it’s face it should be encouraging for bulls short term. Long term, it’s clear that absent extraordinarily low prices, demand growth would have fallen in 2015. Producers … Continue reading

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Reality Check… Clinton V Sanders

Honestly, articles like this usually make me laugh… In addition to the 14% of Democrats who won’t support Clinton, 27% would “support her with some reservations” and 11% would “only back her because she is the nominee.” Based on the … Continue reading

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Cuban Peers Dispute Ted Cruz’s Father’s Story of Fighting for Castro – The New York Times

So, Ted Cruz​ learned how to lie from this ‘revolutionary/not so much a revolutionary’ father. Apparently, old Rafael is about as mendacious as you would expect someone running a scam church to be. Source: Cuban Peers Dispute Ted Cruz’s Father’s … Continue reading

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The Financial Crisis: Lessons for the Next One | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The massive and multifaceted policy responses to the financial crisis and Great Recession — ranging from traditional fiscal stimulus to tools that policymakers invented on the fly — dramatically reduced the severity and length of the meltdown that began in … Continue reading

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Greenland Is Melting Away – The New York Times

Amazing article on research being done to determine the rate of melting in Greenland. Source: Greenland Is Melting Away – The New York Times Share on Facebook

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Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch . . . | The Big Picture

Deep down inside, you already know this: There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch, financially or otherwise. Yes, of course, you understand that. Source: Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch . . . | The Big … Continue reading

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What I heard at the #DemDebate

As a Democrat who works in financial services, I’m used to people looking at me like I’m crazy, especially those in both respective groups. From my perspective, it makes complete sense as Democrats are the most likely to advance common … Continue reading

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Earth to dumb bitch…

This makes me think Mann Coulter is full of shit because we’ve been speculating she was TG for years and we’ve never been sued. What I don’t understand is why she’d be so angry about being called TG, it’s far … Continue reading

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