Category Archives: Economy

OMG, would you shut up Leon Cooperman?

Leon Cooperman may be a brilliant investor, but his hearing needs some work. So does his anger management. “I don’t need anybody crapping all over what I do for a living,” Leon Cooperman, the billionaire founder of the Omega Advisors … Continue reading

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What Really Hurts Hillary

The right will, at times in concert with the far left, try to throw things at Secretary Clinton like Benghazi, emails and her wardrobe. None of that will stick to her but what can are problems at the Clinton Global … Continue reading

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In which Sam Brownback learns a lesson…

The KC Star has a fantastic piece up about Sam Brownback, the Governor of Kansas, and the tax plan he hatched with his fellow Republicans after the 2010 election. The basis of it was enormous tax cuts on the wealthy … Continue reading

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Jens Weidmann is the fucking problem

While the Fed was flooding the world with dollars that EVERY SINGLE REPUBLICAN stupidly said would create hyperinflation (which it didn’t), the Europeans were actually implementing a plan that was almost exactly like the one the Republicans wanted for the … Continue reading

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How to Renounce America and Still Be Called a Patriot – NationalJournal.com

How to Renounce America and Still Be Called a Patriot – NationalJournal.com. We should also explore a 15% duty on goods and services sold by a company that Treasury determines engaged in inversion. Time to take the gloves off, not … Continue reading

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You’re still here? Steve Forbes edition

Steve Forbes, as many of you know well, would probably be a failed vacuum salesman if not for his luck in the ovarian lottery. Coming out of the right vagina has given Forbes not only wealth but a platform to … Continue reading

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OMG! Property Taxes!!!!

OK, let’s all take a look at this… “I’m at the breaking point,” said Gretchen Gardner, an Austin artist who bought a 1930s bungalow in the Bouldin neighborhood just south of downtown in 1991 and has watched her property tax … Continue reading

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Hegar’s Horrible Idea

Glenn Hegar Wants A 20% Sales Tax | Texas Democratic Party. Yeah, it’s true. Glenn Hegar, in what can only be an effort to prove he’s really ignorant regarding how the economy works, is advocating a 20% sales tax. This … Continue reading

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Yeah, you’re getting screwed…

Attention taxpayers… your spending at Wal Mart and support for their efforts to keep unions from forming are costing YOU money! Wal-Mart's dependence on food stamps, revealed – latimes.com. Share on Facebook

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300,000 JOBS

Along with the news that the economy grew at a faster than expected pace in the fourth quarter, we got the news that the Republican shutdown in October shaved .3% off our growth rate. If we accept the CEA’s estimate … Continue reading

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