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Erskine Bowles on Paul Ryan: “Guy Is Amazing”

Posted by Larry Doyle on August 14th, 2012 6:23 PM |

Virtually every credible politician from both sides of the aisle points to the Simpson-Bowles plan as the blueprint for bringing real fiscal sanity back to America.

With America sinking deeper into economic depression if not depravity,  plenty of politicians from both camps have made long careers out of “playing politics” with little sense of real caring or sanity. Little has been solved in Washington and America has suffered tremendously in the process.

Having tried to be largely apolitical here at Sense on Cents, I felt so strongly about the selection of Paul Ryan as the Vice-Presidential selection on the Republican ticket that I felt compelled to voice my enormous support of Ryan and by extension Mitt Romney.  (more…)

How Long Will ‘Walking Pneumonia’ Economy Linger? Rogoff’s Sobering Reality . . . . Recommended

Posted by Larry Doyle on June 15th, 2012 8:15 AM |

I have long compared our economic malaise to a severe case of ‘walking pneumonia.’

Is there any doubt that our economic pleurisy persists? America knows it does because collectively we feel the daily pain and anguish of this condition. Our President and his policy mavens seem to have just now learned they cannot fool the American public into thinking our economy is improving while the public experiences a very different dynamic.

Given the reality of our ‘walking pneumonia’ economy here at home and an equally serious case of this malady in Europe, two questions are screaming to be answered:

1. How long will this situation persist?

2. What can we do about it?  (more…)






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