Category Archives: Economics

Teddy Roosevelt, Republican

If circumstances are such that thrift, energy, industry, and forethought enable the farmer, the tiller of the soil, on the one hand, and the wage-worker on the other, to keep themselves, their wives, and their children in reasonable comfort, then … Continue reading

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Publicly-Traded Stock Is Not An Investmet

My thoughts exactly: contrary to popular opinion, shareholders of American public corporations are NOT […] investors, as in the contributors of capital. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shareholder

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The Heresy Of Mitch Daniels

Andrew Sullivan is drooling over the Republican governor of Indiana, Mitch Daniels: As Dish readers know, Indiana governor, Mitch Daniels, seems to me the kind of man the GOP desperately needs: a real fiscal conservative, socially inclusive, open to serious … Continue reading

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What 10,000?

A reader spars with Andrew Sullivan over which administration(s) deserve credit for the Dow hitting 10,000: The Daily Dish – Dissent of the Day Allow me to offer a different dissent: In 1999, when the Dow hit 10,000, the unemployment … Continue reading

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I AM A CONSERVATIVE SHITHEEL

I AM AN AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE SHITHEEL this morning I was awoken by my alarm clock powered by electricity generated by the public power monopoly regulated by the US department of energy. I then took a shower in the clean water … Continue reading

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Fortune 40: The best stocks to retire on, or die trying

After a bleak 2008, equities are looking up. But whatever the market, our trademark long-term portfolio can help you build a nest egg for a secure future. Fortune 40: The best stocks to retire on Isn’t it time to throw … Continue reading

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Letters from the Front

I’m just catching up with Nico Pitney’s live-blog of the ongoing protests in Iran. (Funny enough, I’m seeing him being interviewed by Rachel Maddow in a repeat of today’s show right now.) In his 2:21PM ET entry, Nico reports a … Continue reading

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