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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.

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.

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...

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.