From the daily archives:

Monday, January 3, 2011

But, the Government Made Us Do It

January 3, 2011

When the government increases taxes on the things we buy, the prices of those things inevitably go up.  That’s because the businesses that sell those goods pass the cost on to the consumer.  After all, those businesses have profits to make and employees to take care of.  It’s common sense.   It’s also common knowledge. What [...]

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7-9 Seahawks in the NFL Playoffs

January 3, 2011

Ugh.  It happened.  Some team had to win the woeful NFC West this season, which the Seattle Seahawks managed to do last night, giving a below .500 team a playoff berth for the first time, leaving both the 10-6 New York and 10-6 Tampa watching the playoffs from home. Before 2002, here was the playoff [...]

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The 2011 Economy

January 3, 2011

On this first business day of the new year, economic analysts are putting forth their own predictions for the economic situation that will unfold in 2011.  The flailing economy has been one of the major stories for the past two years, and one of the major reasons for the Republican electoral landslide this past November.  [...]

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