Archive for February 14th, 2011

TSA Thugs »

I am frequently stopped on the street and asked for directions. In my volunteer stints I quickly establish an easy rapport with the diverse people with whom I come in contact. I get warm returning smiles in shops and restaurants. In short: most people apparently view me as non-threatening. It has thus been surprising…
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Obama’s Budget: The Greek Model of Public Finance »

We were told that because of the extremely deep recession — which according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, ended in June 2009 — the federal government needed to take extraordinary measures to stabilize the economy, including running massive budget deficits. So, because the recession will be more than two years in the…
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