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Added by Alan Caruba on May 31, 2011 at 7:23pm — No Comments
There has been much discussion regarding the most recent recession, often referred to as "The Great Recession". I have often felt that using the word Depression may have been avoided due to the ensuing panic this would have caused.
Even though we are technically in an economic recovery, there are many statistics that clearly show that the recovery is not sustainable. I would…Continue
Added by Kevin R Mullins on May 28, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments
Collaboration was made between Jane Keill of Glenview, IL and Nancy Thorner for this article about the indiscriminate granting of ObamaCare waivers.
There seems to be no criteria used by Health and Human Services (HHS) in granting or denying waivers to excuse insurers from…
Added by Nancy J. Thorner on May 28, 2011 at 11:09am — No Comments
Added by Alan Caruba on May 26, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Pensions of teacher and public employees are hot topics not only in Springfield, but in state capitals all over the country. Why? Because unsustainable, unfunded pension systems are bankrupting states.
According to a report released on April 25 by The Pew Center on the States, a Washington, D.C. think tank, Illinois ranks last place among states in putting away enough money for benefits promised to its employees in…
Added by Nancy J. Thorner on May 25, 2011 at 9:01am — No Comments
Added by Alan Caruba on May 24, 2011 at 5:37pm — No Comments
“Chairman Ryan is correct when he makes the following statements: ‘This [government spending and debt] crisis has been decades in the making’ and ‘There is plenty of blame to go around.’
“According to my economic research, if Congress continues to raise tax burdens, trend growth in real GDP will fall further in the U.S. economy – to no more than 2.5 percent annually. This is less than the 3.2 percent trend rate in GDP growth over the second half of the twenty-first…Continue
Added by John W. Skorburg on May 19, 2011 at 6:43pm — No Comments
Added by Alan Caruba on May 8, 2011 at 9:02am — No Comments