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Thursday, May 3, 2012 03:28 pm
What are these phantasmagoric money machines that they call “private equity firms?” They’re much in the news these days, because a fellow who was a private equity magnate is presentl...
Thursday, April 26, 2012 06:28 am
The Lone Ranger was a masked man who was out to bring bad guys to justice. Ed Conard is a masked man who is out to bring bad guys to power.A multimillionaire financier who was a top henchman in Bain C...
Thursday, April 19, 2012 03:31 pm
Even though some are out and some are in, the politicians that are/were in the GOP presidential race still are spreading their goofiness around for all the country to see.Let’s start with my sta...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 06:03 am
Hallelujah, Washington has finally heard the people’s cries for jobs! In an urgent bipartisan push, Democrats and Republicans have joined hands across the aisle to pass the JOBS Act. In this tim...
Thursday, April 5, 2012 02:46 am
What does 50 cents buy these days? Not a cuppa joe, a pack of gum or a newspaper. But you can get a steal of deal for a 50-cent piece: a first-class stamp. Plus a nickel in change.Each day, six days a...
Thursday, March 29, 2012 03:58 am
Have you heard about the earthquake that has shaken Wall Street to its very core? Well, brace yourself, for this really is a shocker: Bonus payments are down.Yes, the exorbitant bonus checks pocketed ...
Thursday, March 22, 2012 10:33 pm
A willingness to speak truth to power is an essential civic virtue for the well-being of a democratic-republic. Equally virtuous and essential, however, are those rare citizens willing to risk their p...
Thursday, March 15, 2012 08:43 am
Where’s Woody when we need him? In these times of tinkle-down economics – with the money powers thinking that they’re the top dogs and that the rest of us are just a bunch of fire hy...
Thursday, March 8, 2012 08:28 am
For Rep. Allen West, the skyrocketing price of gasoline is not just a policy matter, it’s a personal pocketbook issue. The Florida tea-party Republican (who, of course, blames President Obama fo...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 03:54 am
We’re being told by today’s High Priests of Conventional Wisdom that everyone and everything in our economic cosmos necessarily revolves around one dazzling star: the corporation.This heav...


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