Modest, that’s me. Only my fantastic modesty prevents me from mentioning it.
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Concentrated Bull Shit has a story featured about TurboTax Timmy allowing as how maybe, just maybe the economy could possibly somehow be just the least little bit better. Away back yonder, I seem to recall that TurboTax Timmy simply had … Continue reading

Ruling Class Carousing
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Four links currently on Drudge’s front page: White House Hosted ‘Wonderland’-Themed Extravagant Hollywood Halloween Bash Before Burton Film Release “White House officials were so nervous about how a splashy, Hollywoodesque party would look to jobless Americans — or their representatives … Continue reading

Dr. Doom Calls the Recession for Next Year
Bill Quick

Economist: Double-dip recession in 2012 « Don Surber Like with most academicians, predictions from economists are for entertainment purposes only. I mean who among them predicted the collapse of the housing market in the United States? OK, maybe Nouriel Roubini … Continue reading

We’re In Another Recession, But We Never Left the New Depression
Bill Quick

Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis: CNN Poll Says 8 in 10 Think US is in Recession; Obama Full-Month Approval in August Falls to Lowest of His Presidency It’s disappointing to see CNN spreading nonsense that it takes two quarters of … Continue reading

HILL POLL: Inflation, fueled by gas and food prices, adds to worry – TheHill.com
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HILL POLL: Inflation, fueled by gas and food prices, adds to worry – TheHill.com Republicans worry more about inflation than Democrats, according to the poll, with 72 percent of Republican respondents saying they are very concerned and only 48 percent … Continue reading

The FutureRight Now Day of Doom
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Mandatory Spending to Exceed all Federal Revenues — 50 Years Ahead of Schedule | The Weekly Standard if national defense, interstate highways, national parks, homeland security, and all other discretionary programs somehow became absolutely free, we’d still have a budget … Continue reading

New CBO Numbers Re-Confirm that The CBO is Staffed by Weasels
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New CBO Numbers Re-Confirm that Balancing the Budget Is Simple with Modest Fiscal Restraint | Cato @ Liberty The chart below shows that revenues are expected to grow (because of factors such as inflation, more population, and economic expansion) by … Continue reading

Armed Robbery By Witch
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East Bay Lawmaker Wants Amazon To Charge Sales Tax « CBS San Francisco- News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of SF OAKLAND (CBS/KCBS) — An East Bay Assemblywoman is looking to collect taxes she claims are owed to California. … Continue reading

Nanny Economics: How Gubmint Creates Jobs – Or Not…
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The Not-So-Great (DimTwit) Spouter Peelousey elucidates on how giving those nasty ol’ richie-rich devils does NOT produce any jobs, just “lost revenue”…and just how jobs really, really do get created. Just a matter of cash flow, y’see – And here, … Continue reading

Gonzalo Lira And The Boiling Frog: Effects Of QE2 On The Bottom 80% Of The U.S. Population | zero hedge
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Gonzalo Lira And The Boiling Frog: Effects Of QE2 On The Bottom 80% Of The U.S. Population | zero hedge Anecdotally, there is increasing evidence that food prices at the supermarkets have been rising for some time. I do not … Continue reading

Buffett’s Pet Bank Joins The Fraudclosure Circus – And Other Bad News
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Wells Caught Lying About Affidavit Practices After Clerk Admits She RoboSigned | zero hedge The last bank, and arguably the one that has the most to lose, Wells Fargo, which up until now has fervently denied it engaged in robosigning … Continue reading