A Simple Fix for Our Economic Mess … Really

September 13th, 2011

By Richard D. Bailey It’s very simple. The economic crisis will not end until the marketplace redresses the problem that caused it in the first place — housing. Fix the housing crisis and you fix the economy. Fix the economy and you fix the deficit. Fix the deficit and you fix … the economy.  Fix […]

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How Much Is Too Much?

January 15th, 2010

By Larry Ennis Somewhere between health care reform and pay raises for politicians, I lost all track of the non-stop Obama tax machine. I’m surrendering myself to the reality that my descendants will have to pay for taxes imposed during my lifetime. The thought of such a hateful legacy is best ignored lest I go […]

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A Bailout By Another Name

November 24th, 2009

By Brianna Aubin Since its inception in 1933, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has safeguarded our nation against the possibility of bank failure.  And give FDR credit where credit is due, the FDIC was able to keep people from having bank panics for over 70 years by perception alone. But have you ever asked yourself […]

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End the Fed

November 14th, 2009

By Brianna Aubin If you asked most people to name one of the most powerful, elusive, independent, and secretive arms of the federal government, they would probably reply with one of the nation’s law-enforcement or intelligence-gathering outfits, such as the FBI, CIA, NSA, or NRO.  Very few people would suggest that the real answer might be the U.S. […]

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Huffington on Obama

October 30th, 2009

He (Obama) also controls who runs the Treasury Department — which, believe it or not, is not legally mandated to be overseen and staffed by former Goldman Sachs executives and their friends. And there is nothing in the Constitution that says the Treasury Secretary has to be in near-constant contact with the heads of Goldman, Citigroup, and JP Morgan, often taking their calls late at night.

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