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Black Friday: Robbery, Shots Fired - Is The Store Still Open?

Black Friday: Robbery, Shots Fired - Is The Store Still Open?
Black Friday and its absurdity began in earnest on Thanksgiving this year. So absurd that my title Black Friday: Robbery, Shots Fired – Is The Store Still Open? could nearly sum up all that needs to be said about the official start of the holiday shopping season. People want their deals and are blind to... Read more »

Obama Address Has Me Day Dreaming Of An Address Of My Own

Obama Address Has Me Day Dreaming Of An Address Of My Own
President Barack Obama will present the nation with yet another speech, this one supposedly to tell us how he will spur job growth. But, you and I already know that this latest gig is nothing more than another opportunity to remind us how Republicans (and in particular the Tea Party members) have hampered his abilities... Read more »

Who Took A Political Hit? Obama, Tea Party Or You?

Who Took A Political Hit? Obama, Tea Party Or You?
In the aftermath of the debt ceiling crisis there seems to be a consensus that President Obama somehow took a political hit by bowing to the Tea Party. But, did he really? Obama’s liberal base isn’t very happy as they view his actions as a capitulation. But what did he give away? Some theoretical numbers... Read more »
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Benjamin Franklin Portraits Popular: U.S. Treasury Prints More $100 Bills Than Dollar Bills

Benjamin Franklin Portraits Popular: U.S. Treasury Prints More $100 Bills Than Dollar Bills
Last year the U.S. Treasury printed more $100 Bills than Dollars for the first time in history. There are now more than seven billion portraits of Benjamin Franklin in circulation. Talk about being popular! Evidently, $100 Bills are hoarded like gold in unstable areas because the Federal Reserve estimates that two-thirds are held by foreigners.... Read more »