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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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Understanding Tax Plans from Republican Candidates (rather than opting for self immolation)

With the release of Trumps tax plan, there are now four Republican candidates who have released their tax plans, Jeb!, Senator Rubio, Senator Paul and now Donald Trump. The most striking thing about all these plans is that they all … Continue reading

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McBlogger’s Business Maxims #3890 Commodity businesses suck

You can really never say too many bad things about Carly Fiorina. She’s a thoroughgoing mess of a human being who took advantage of education and opportunity only to lay one of the largest goose eggs in American corporate history. … Continue reading

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McB Breaks Down Whatever Dumbass Thing Was Said : Minimum Wage Edition

This morning on Bloomberg, former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg appeared with everyone’s favorite bank CEO, Lloyd Blankfein, to discuss the economy and Goldman’s small business lending program which is apparently a thing, not just some bullshit in a commercial. It … Continue reading

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Pissing into the wind…

Governor Abbott Signs State Budget Into Law AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today signed HB 1, the General Appropriations Act, into law. Upon signing the 2016-2017 budget, Governor Abbott released the following statement: “I am proud to sign a Texas … Continue reading

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