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A very good year for a flu shot
Ebola should NOT be able to get a foothold here in the US of A. But significant spread is a non-zero possibility. Worried? Well, there is something YOU can do, today, to help our emergency ...
modestproposer 10/16/2014 70 75 1 -
ISIL and the McGovern test
Decorated war hero George McGovern (Distinguished Flying Cross) lost 49 of 50 states in 1972 for the sin of appearing soft on communism in Southeast Asia. In 1978, he called for armed intervention ...
modestproposer 09/11/2014 35 7 1 -
Minimum Wage and the Elasticity of Demand
What happens to jobs at your local strip mall if the minimum wage goes up from $7. 25 to $10.10? The answer depends a bit on how far in advance people know about the increase, and how long we wait ...
modestproposer 09/03/2014 3 2 - -
Quiz Question: What is the Purpose of the Estate Tax?
Here’s a hint. Real Estate taxes are not meant to keep people from owning their own homes. Is it to stop wealth from accumulating? A 40 % percent tax once every 30 years, with the first $5,000,...
modestproposer 08/25/2014 40 2 - -
Toward a more perfect frikkin' world
My wife and I, out for a late night walk, were privileged to hear the end of a suburban Maryland shouting match. Dude One had a white pickup truck. Dude Two was walking a pair of dogs. Each had ...
modestproposer 10/31/2013 2 2 - -
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