Category Archives: Economy

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… ā€œIā€™m at the breaking point,ā€ 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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Senator Seabiscuit and his stupid idea

Senator Mark Warner, in one of the dumber moves made by a Democrat since President Carter gave his ‘National Malaise’ speech, is part of a bi-partisan effort to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with a … Continue reading

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Hey Dumbass…

YOUR ECONOMY IS BARELY GROWING. 0.8% IS A JOKE… YOU FAILED TO IGNITE REAL GROWTH AND INSTEAD KEPT THE UK IN ECONOMIC PAIN FAR LONGER THAN NECESSARY BECAUSE YOU BELIEVED IN EXPANSIONARY AUSTERITY. The real lesson here, for us all, … Continue reading

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Process vs Performance

Many of you are either currently invested in financial markets or will be doing so soon. This is a fantastic article regarding what to look out for when meeting with a financial adviser or salesman. While it’s good to know … Continue reading

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Housing finance, TBTF and more

Now, I know that housing finance is probably about as interesting to you as a dead language, but knowledge is power when it comes to what is shaping up to be a nasty fight in DC about the future of … Continue reading

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Some advice for Johnny Football

This is just fucking stupid. Quit, go pro and get your degree in the offseason. Actually, that goes for all the guys in college ball. Frankly, the NCAA should suck a bag of dicks. Share on Facebook

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