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Diaries published: 10 (1725 days since last diary on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 05:21 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 352 (1725 days since last comment on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 06:06 PM PDT)

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Total Recommends: 50

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Most Recommended Diary: Extending tax cuts for the rich for two years is as good as making them permanent, 57 comments, 19 recommends

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Barack Obama's biggest mistake so far was reappointing right wing Republican Ben Bernanke fed chairman. Ben Bernanke presided over a horrible economic crash and did very little to stop it. He ...
by EricChen
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 05:21 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The idiotic idea running through Congress right now is to extend the tax cuts for the rich for another two years. This is a horrible idea that will never, ever work and will simply mean that they ...
by EricChen
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Sep 01, 2010 at 08:12 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Usually, parties learn from elections that essentially wipe their party out of national politics. Republicans learned from their post-New Deal 60 years in the wilderness that if they just cooperate ...
by EricChen
Comment Count 80 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 05:26 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I see this current political period much like the period in 1894 and 1896. In 1892, Democrats won back the White House from Republicans with former President Grover Cleveland(the only President ...
by EricChen
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Aug 26, 2010 at 05:18 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
In the early 1980's, right wing economist Art Laffer created the "Laffer Curve". This was essentially a hump curve that said that an effective tax rate of 50% will gain the government the most ...
by EricChen
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Aug 23, 2010 at 07:42 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
As promised in my last entry where I ran what unemployment numbers would look like in the next two years if this recovery followed the 1976 recovery. The 1976 recovery was one of the last hurrah'
by EricChen
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Aug 20, 2010 at 05:58 PM PDT with 2 Recommends

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