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Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 01:01 am
One thing that governors and mayors absolutely love to do is win a prize in the national game called “Corporate Welfare Roulette.” It’s a simple casino-style game in which politicos ...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 09:02 pm
Here’s a story that reads like the script of an old B-grade monster movie — and it would be comic, were it not so serious. The monster is named “The Fed,” a hydra-headed creatu...
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 03:47 pm
In my travels, I’ve heard many cries of despair from you good folks about the timorous Obama presidency. It’s been go-slow and don’t-rock-the-corporate boat. “Where’s the...
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 03:04 am
This special season got me to thinking about America’s spirit of giving, and I don’t mean this overdone business of Christmas gifts. I mean our true spirit of giving — giving of ours...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009 03:07 am
Scientifically speaking, the weasel is in the mustelidae family, but it is not the only burrowing rodent of its genus. There’s also the mustela congressa lobbyista, which is that mischievous gro...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 06:25 am
Most economists, media outlets and politicos judge economic performance by such statistical indicators as the Dow Jones Average. Aren’t there better indicators than stock prices? Forbes.com has ...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 05:59 pm
Hi-ho, hi-ho, it’s off to war we go! Pound the drums loudly, stand with your country proudly! Wait, wait, wait — hold it right there. Cut the music, slow the rush and let’s all ponde...

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