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We Have a Revenue Problem

Richard Klass | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Richard Klass

Handling the surge in outlays caused by the "Great Recession" was a formidable problem. Unfortunately the picture on the revenue side was even worse. So why will the GOP not admit that we also have a revenue problem?

Serious About Governing

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Sen. Fritz Hollings

President Obama is not serious about creating jobs. Practicing free trade against controlled capitalism in globalization is like playing touch football against tackle football.

Federal Reserve Chairmen Never Learn: Calculated Risk | Calculated Risk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In his 2001 testimony, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan testified before the House Committee on the Budget, and while offering his usual cautions and cavea...

Capitalism: A Propaganda Hate Film

Michael Shermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shermer

In Michael Moore's worldview, a goodly portion of the American people are ignorant, uneducated, clueless pinheads too stupid to realize the fundamental principle of a loan.

A Fool and His Money Are Soon Parted (Because) There's a Sucker Born Every Minute

Judith M. Bardwick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Judith M. Bardwick

Who is a sucker? A sucker is someone who wants something so badly that they lose all critical judgment.

License to Steal: 50 Billion Con Rocks Wall Street

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

One financial analyst said that some of his investors assumed he was doing something illegal--perhaps insider trading--which is why they wanted him to manage their money.