Monthly Archives: June 2011

Charter Schools Tied to Turkey Grow in Texas

“Harmony’s history underscores the vast latitude that many charter school systems have been granted to spend public funds. While the degree of oversight varies widely from state to state, the rush to approve charter schools has meant that some barely … Continue reading

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Tax Cuts Create Jobs!

Repeat after me. Tax cuts create jobs, tax cuts create jobs… If you say it enough some suckers will believe it.

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Report Card for America’s Infrastructure

2009 Grades Aviation D Bridges C Dams D Drinking Water D– Energy D+ Hazardous Waste D Inland Waterways D– Levees D– Public Parks and Recreation C– Rail C– Roads D– Schools D Solid Waste C+ Transit D Wastewater D– Source:  … Continue reading

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Yummy Derivatives!

de•riv•a•tive [dih-riv-uh-tiv] –noun In finance, a security whose price is dependent on or derived from one or more underlying assets. The derivative itself is merely a contract between two or more parties, with a value determined by fluctuations in the … Continue reading

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Abolish the Department of Education

Five fine folks seeking the Virginia Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race were recently asked which federal departments they’d like to see cut or abolished.  They brought tears to my eyes. All most all were in agreement to: … Continue reading

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The Ol’ Federal Deficit & Tax Cuts

Courtesy:  Hearst Newspapers It could easily be the “poor mouse” or the “senior squirrel” too!  Isn’t he a cute little gator? 

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