Are 9 Dead Bankers A Sign Of Pending Economic Collapse? Feb Post – Update July to 15 – An Epidemic?

First Question – I’m noticing more of the same type news that does not bode well. Military Officers, Border invasion, again with bankers. A trend ………………… Update – Add 6 to the List Is there a Banker’s Plague that is unreported, or is there a Sinister plot Banker Deaths Climb to 15: Goldman Sachs Managing …

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Wisconsin Democrat Prosecutors Not Having Fun

HT Hogewash Wisconsin, known as “The birthplace of Progressivism” (view with a grain of salt), had recall elections that didn’t work out so well for Democrats after Governor Walker and the Republicans passed sweeping reforms that severely cut into the slush money Public Employee Unions (and their off-shoots) got out of their subjects — reforms …

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There are some good people at Lowe’s!

From msn.com VA a no show; store workers fix vet’s wheelchair By Verena Dobnik of Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — What the Veterans Administration failed to do for double amputee Michael Sulsona in two years, some New York hardware store workers delivered in an hour: They fixed his broken wheelchair. The 62-year-old Vietnam veteran …

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Another unintended consequence?

From The Wall Street Journal: The Full-Time Scandal of Part-Time America Fewer than half of U.S. adults are working full time. Why? Slow growth and the perverse incentives of ObamaCare. By Mortimer Zuckerman | July 13, 2014 6:47 p.m. ET There has been a distinctive odor of hype lately about the national jobs report for …

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Economics 101: Amazon.com has made me wealthier

No, not through site advertising; I don’t even make a pittance there. But Saturday night I bought The Particles of the Universe by Jeff Yee, for a whopping 99¢, with no sales tax, delivered to my Tablet in seconds. If I had bought the same book, printed, it would have meant at least $8.95 for …

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Once again, in the states led by Republicans, the economy is getting better faster than in the states led by the Democrats

From The Wall Street Journal: North Carolina Got It Right on Unemployment Benefits Unemployment in the Tar Heel State dropped by 17% in the second half of 2013 after extended benefits expired. By John Hood | July 4, 2014 5:33 p.m. ET Raleigh, N.C. — A year ago, North Carolina became the first state in …

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Economics 101: #Obamacare : making the inexpensive cost more Updated!

The original article was published last November, but in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., I wished to revisit it, and bring it up to date. First, the original article: _________________________________________ After seeing the ad to the right on several sites — The Lonely Conservative, Sister Toldjah and …

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Economics 101: Nothing is free!

From the Los Angeles Times: Thousands go without water as Detroit cuts service for nonpayment By Alana Semuels | June 28, 2014 It has been six weeks since the city turned off Nicole Hill’s water. Dirty dishes are piled in the sink of her crowded kitchen, where the yellow-and-green linoleum floor is soiled and sticky. …

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First quarter GDP revised downward, again.

With the story about Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) defeating TEA Party challenger, state Senator Chris McDaniel, in the Republican primary run-off election, a more important story — at least, in my opinion — hasn’t been getting the coverage it deserves. From The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Economy Shrinks by Most in Five Years Final Revision …

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