Category Archives: Texas

Flowers, Rainbows and Pretty Things…

In 2004 I could not have been more derisive toward the campaign of Rep. Kucinich who, while being a nice guy, wasn’t ever going to win and whose supporters were really annoying. I viewed the whole thing as a colossal … Continue reading

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WTF Hillz?

While Bernie vols in Texas are making hundreds of thousands of calls (and this is confirmed from multiple sources) to voters in Texas, Hillary vols are making calls… to Maine and Delaware. I don’t know what kind of delegate math … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Texas decides to waste money on bullion depository

I’m very impressed that Governor Abbott has signed the bill to create a bullion depository in the state of Texas. With Eye on Fiscal Armageddon, Texas Set to ‘Repatriate’ Its Gold To New Texas Fort Knox details the whole plan and it’s … Continue reading

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