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Dartboard Vetting

If you aren’t furious, you aren’t paying attention. In case you’ve missed it, your money has been the fodder for some of the most poorly vetted investments ever, and not by Wall Street or the banking industry. Thanks in part to this article by Doug Stewart ( @dmatthewstewart on Twitter) and further conversation on the growing list of failed Green ...

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Green Jobs Training Programs Short Of Goals

Green proponents expound: Green careers may hold the key to energy independence, so a trained and knowledgeable green workforce is important. Green training programs are essential to a green economy. So, with that concept in mind, let’s see just how many green jobs training programs are available, and how well green jobs training programs are doing. Green Jobs Training Programs ...

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Obama; The Fairy Tale

The setting is a major hospital in a large U.S. city. Specifically, the setting is in the hospital’s gastro-intestinal department. Imagine yourself laying on a gurney, clothed only in one of those stupid hospital gowns that are purposely designed to lay bare your backside for all to see. But wait, there’s more! You have a NasoGastric tube shoved up your ...

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House Republicans Pass Highway (to Hell) Bill by Voice Vote

Yesterday, Sept. 14, 2011 should be marked as an eye-opening day of revelation for conservative voters across the nation that handed the U.S. House of Representatives to the GOP in the historic 2010 elections. Why should this day be such an eye-opener? Well, this is the day that Republicans used the Liberal trickery that we have seen for the past ...

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Obama Claims Jobs Bill Paid For

President Barack Obama’s promise Thursday (September 8, 2011) that everything in his jobs plan will be paid for rests on highly iffy propositions. It will be paid for if a committee he can’t control does his bidding, if Congress puts that into law, and if Congress, in the “out years,” doesn’t roll it back. The jobs bill he proposes employs ...

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Stimulus 2011: Highway to Hell

The road to hell is paved with good intentions and the Obama administration is announcing that, in an effort to stimulate the economy, they will be upgrading that oft-used road into a super-highway. A White House spokesman said, “Considering our failures in Libya, Egypt, Obamacare, Afghanistan, food stamps, stimulus and other stuff, we’re going to focus on America and infrastructure in a very ...

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Years of Stimulus Fails to Create Jobs; 8 Weeks of Tax Cuts Gets it Done

Stimulus after stimulus program has been put in place by the Obama administration. Cash for clunkers, the GM/Chrysler/Union bail-outs, the actual 2009 economic stimulus bill, and on and on and on. As the  New American posted, it didn’t create much of anything in the private sector. Thomas Smith at Emory University, supported the stimulus package but he now finds that ...

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You Are No Longer Entitled to Prosperity

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), or Chartilism, is not as innocuous as it sounds, and America can trace her every current  financial woe to it. Developed in the 1920s, and approved of by John Maynard Keynes, it became the hidden standard of our economy when we moved completely to a fiat money system and away from one backed by a commodity. ...

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