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Federal Obligations Exceed World GDP

Hail to the chief! We did it guys. Federal obligations exceed world GDP Does $65.5 trillion terrify anyone yet? -------------------------------------------------------------...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 17, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 8 comments | 1837 Views

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Tax Hikes, AIG Bailout

Can someone please explain why AIG gets more than $200 Billion from us for losing money? Can someone please explain why...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Mar 3, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 9 comments | 1681 Views

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The Democrats, the Banks, and Your Tax Dollars

The Democrats herald themselves as the party of change, the party of hope, and the New Deal. But while Democrats love to...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 12, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views

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Buying a New Car

People want to save money these days, it's understandable. You want to save for the thing that matter: retirement, college...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1789 Views

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Fannie and Freddie execs got bonuses too

These companies also got massive bailouts and the execs got bonuses. The democrat-led bailout circus never ends. See the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by QQ more, on Mar 21, 2009 at 11:41 am | 6 comments | 1731 Views

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China to Lead Electric Car Revolution

China vies to surpass the U.S. in electric car production, meanwhile American fixate on how to save GM. Silicon Valley watch...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:25 am | 11 comments | 1640 Views

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9.25% Sales Tax

I went out today and did some shopping, got my hair cut, and had dinner with my husband. Wow, it's very shocking to have...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 8, 2009 at 2:24 am | 9 comments | 1860 Views

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The One Banker Who Got It

http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/03/banking-andy-beal-business-wall-street-beal.html Fascinating story about this banker...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perepective, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1743 Views

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America and Israel: Friends No More?

Does anyone find Obama's willingness to allow Iran to continue its nuclear buildups odd? It also seems that America and...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Inquisitive, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1759 Views

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Why is bike to work thread restricted to registered users?

Is bike to work so controversial that it needs to be kept to registered users? My comment would have been that the schools...

Original post made by Resident on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by RS, on May 13, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1789 Views

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Another fatality on Caltrain - poses questions

Another fatality today on Caltrain, the third in less than two weeks, should cause Caltrain to ask itself some tough questions....

Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 15, 2009 at 4:56 am | 5 comments | 1801 Views

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Page Mill to evict prominent tenant organizer in East Palo Alto

http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_12516267 Very sad; these folks are needed in the community. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1582 Views

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Goldman Sachs is the Winner that Takes All

If there ever was a company that has profited from today's financial crisis its Goldman Sachs. Hail Goldman! I'm being facetious...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 16, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1840 Views

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French Workers Threaten to Blow up Nortel Networks

Workers at the French arm of telecommunications manufacturer Nortel Networks Corp. have threatened to blow up their factory...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Life in the Fast Lane, on Jul 18, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1515 Views

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Goldman Sachs Part II

Do you also want to get paid record bonuses this year like Goldman? If you want to know what's really going on behind...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 31, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1864 Views

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Banks delay foreclosures to collect more late fees

I read an interesting financial article this week in the Orlando Sentinel. I heard some of its points discussed today in...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Benefit, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1698 Views

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Goldman Sachs Part III - 97% right market calls

High Frequency Trading, insider contacts, and 97% market calls: Goldman Sachs has it all it needs to make money. The data...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Aug 8, 2009 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1738 Views

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What is a Trillion?

Earlier this year in March president Obama's budget predicted total deficits for the next decade of nearly $7 trillion. ...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 29, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 5 comments | 1548 Views

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Haiti history

The UN occupation can be extremely unpopular. This was sent in after Aristide was removed by a plot essentially by the US,...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1543 Views

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How Governments Spend Taxpayers' Money

At the time of this so called historic healthcare bill, I thought it timely to share this video to show in a humorous yet...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by ten18, on Mar 24, 2010 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 1527 Views
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