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by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 531 comments on Mon Nov 13, 2006 at 03:45 PM PST with 354 Recommends
Yes, debt is good. Feeling indebted is even better. 'Cause it means you've got something to be grateful for--somebody's done you a favor, perhaps without even knowing it, and, as a result, you're ...
by hannah
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 02:04 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Well, the debt limit crisis is upon us. Treasury Secretary Geithner says the US Government will not be able to meet all its obligations on August 3, unless the debt ceiling is increased by Congress. ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 06:41 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Of course. Medical care aims to provide for the health and welfare of the people. It's what we organize governments to deliver. Getting Democrats to refute the term is a trick that's designed to ...
by hannah
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 17, 2011 at 03:42 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
by Demfem
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2006 at 02:03 PM PST with 9 Recommends
My burden that morning was a zip-lock bag full of pennies. It weighed a good two or three pounds: a shifting mass of copper and zinc the size of two fists in a skin of clear plastic. That bag of ...
by Robert Dobbs
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 11:38 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I've written a lot about jumbo coin seigniorage as a way of getting around the debt ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 06:33 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Would Theodore Roosevelt even recognize the party -- Cuz I don't think they're so well educated that they remember him anymore -- if they can confuse Cesar Chavez for Hugo Chavez, They can confuse ...
by babylonbros
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 05:39 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
That would be the headline for stories about the sequester, if truth be told. Because, of course, to sequester is to hide, in this case to segregate dollars instead of people. And hiding involves a ...
by hannah
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 06:42 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Decades ago – long before I became gray and respectable – I was a big fan of the punk rock band Devo. I found myself remembering their second album just now; specifically, the title of ...
by CrustyPolemicist
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2009 at 09:37 AM PST with 1 Recommend
by ek hornbeck
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2005 at 03:48 PM PST with 1 Recommend