The GOP and Obamacare: when the best way to do something is doing NOTHING
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The GOP and Obamacare: when the best way to do something is doing NOTHING

Americans DON’T like Obamacare. The most recent NBC News/Wall St. Journal survey shows that only 37% think it is a good idea while 47% think it’s a bad idea (or -10%).* While Americans don’t like Obamacare, their dislike for the GOP is even stronger. The same NBC News/Wall St. Journal survey showed the Republican Party […]

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’14 Election Futures Market

It’s a year out and EVERY Republican has one question on their mind: Will ‘14 be more like ‘10 (yeah!), or will it be more like ‘12 (yuck)?  If this were Ireland and you could bet on political elections (it’s not and you can’t), at least this would help you handicap your wagers. All mid-term […]

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President Obama’s Jobless Recovery….or, America’s Ever-Shrinking Band of Happier (and a lot Wealthier) People

Last month, 58.6{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} of working-age Americans were actually working. It must be good times for working folks, right? Guess again: the percentage of working-age Americans actually working has held stagnant since October of ‘09 when it dropped out of the 60{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} range just a couple of months after President Obama was sworn in the first […]

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The two lines the President hopes never meet:

With all the bipartisan hooplah over the opening of President George W. Bush’s library, there are two lines President Obama hopes NEVER cross: his and President Bush’s respective images. The latest NBC News/Wall St. Journal polling shows President Bush’s rehabilitation has a ways to go before it renders obsolete the “mess I inherited” language that […]

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ICYMI: How Mick Jagger and Keith Richards saw the writing on the wall of social media

“2000 Man” was penned by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and covered by the glam-band KISS. The ‘67 album “Their Satanic Majesties Request” was one that even the most die-hard Stones fan can probably live without, being one of their lamer efforts. But, these two guys were way ahead of their time: “Well, my name is […]

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