David J. Theroux | Monday December 20, 2010 at 2:53 PM PST | 2 Comments
In a new article in the London Guardian, “$2 Trillion Debt Crisis Threatens to Bring Down 100 U.S. Cities,” Elena Moya reports that “Overdrawn American cities could face financial collapse in 2011, defaulting on hundreds of billions of dollars of borrowings and derailing the U.S. economic recovery. Nor are European cities safe—Florence, Barcelona, Madrid,...
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Paul Theroux | Tuesday March 16, 2010 at 11:23 PM PST | 4 Comments
President Obama is scheduled to be interviewed by Fox News’ Bret Baier on Wednesday. I would really love to seem him confronted with a few tough questions like these: Your administration has pointed to recent insurance premium rate increases in California to make the case for the health care bill. Many pieces of the...
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