Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tea Party on the verge of ending its own existence?

During the run-up to November’s 2010 election, I attended some local tea party meetings and spoke to the Winona Tea Party Patriots and to the Rochester Tea Party group.  I expressed my conviction that our current government spending is now … Continue reading

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Thank You, Frank Hough

Of all of the jobs in the world, I’ve got to have the greatest.  For 34 years I’ve walked into college classrooms at Winona State University and have done my best to educate my students about the science of economics.  … Continue reading

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The Iceberg Approaches

On February 18, 2010 President Obama signed Executive Order 13531, which established the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, referred to by many as the US Debt Commission.  The panel of 18 lawmakers, business and leaders and others is … Continue reading

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My Take on Tuesday

Tuesday’s off-year elections in the United States resulted in Republican control of the House of Representatives, with Democrats controlling the US Senate.  What does this mean for the United States of America in the next two years? 1.     Gridlock.  Without … Continue reading

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