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America’s New Economic Policy: “Screw The Kids”

Posted by Larry Doyle on January 16th, 2013 8:41 AM |

What about me? What is in it for me? How does this work for me? The “ME” mentality strikes me as central to America’s new official economic policy.

Who is “ME”? Our Washington politicos.

What policy is that? Let’s navigate.

Having recently sidestepped the fiscal cliff, and as we continue to navigate the economic landscape, we are now faced, as the FT describes them, with “three enormous gorges.” Sounds ominous, right? What are the three gorges? (more…)

Fiscal Cliff Averted, Fiscal Crisis Looms Ever Larger

Posted by Larry Doyle on January 2nd, 2013 11:18 AM |

Now what?

With Congress having passed legislation to avoid going headlong over the fiscal cliff, what lies ahead for our nation’s fiscal situation and our economy?

The show we saw play out in Washington over the last few months and culminating in pathetically dramatic fashion late last evening strikes me as little more than a preliminary to the main performance and much more substantive issues that are scheduled for late February and into March. What topics will cross our headlines then?¬† (more…)






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