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The Economy and the Bailout

The Economy and the Bailout

Posted on 03. Jan, 2009 by .

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The economy is usually a pretty popular topic in the news, because is truly touches everybody. With the crises that have hit in the last year or so, the economy has become even more popular than usual. Plenty of people provide advice and opinion about what is going to happen in the future and what […]

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Brookings Take on the Financial Crisis

Posted on 29. Dec, 2008 by .

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Here’s a video from the Brookings Institution about the economic crisis.  I can’t say I agree with everything and I find the Cato videos to be more informative (call it bias).  I still thought it was worth watching.  Barry Bosworth is fiscal policy expert and worked in the Carter administration (his CV is available here). […]

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“Consumer Advocate” for the Credulous

Posted on 24. Dec, 2008 by .

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If you watch TV late at night or Saturday in the early afternoon, chances are you’ve come across Kevin Trudeau.  He’s been a fixture on the infomercial circuit for well over a decade.  His most recent offering is the book Debt Cures They Don’t Want You to Know About.  This follows a line of books about […]

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Even Sock Puppets Need Money

Posted on 27. Nov, 2008 by .

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Check out the sock puppet from pets.com begging for his share.  At least he didn’t arrive in a private jet.

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Reason: Where’s my Bailout?

Posted on 06. Nov, 2008 by .

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Here’s a look at Reason Magazine’s take on the bailouts.  Times like this need a good dose of libertarian humor. http://reason.tv/video/show/590.html  

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