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An Inconvenient Truth

An Inconvenient Truth

We’re better than those damned Russians and their Putin; we have democracy! Well, maybe not. Multivariate analysis indicates that economic elites and organized groups representing business interests have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy, while average citizens and mass-based interest groups have…

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I Despise Liars

I Despise Liars

Let’s cut the shit, shall we? At Dow 16,000 we still are only 13% higher, peak-to-peak, than where we were before the collapse of 2008.  A full six-and-a-half years later.  Yet the economy, both locally and globally, is in vastly…

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How About Some Truth?

How About Some Truth?

All you have to do to ensure failure is refuse to tell the truth. April is cruel for other reasons. It’s Financial Literacy Month, when well-meaning experts bear the bad news: many of us are financial fools. The 30-day marketing…

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