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Sequestration Frustration!

Permalink 02/28/13 23:50, by OGRE / (Jeff), Categories: Welcome, News, Background, On the web, Politics, Stimulus Spending, U.S. Economy, Financial Reform Legislation
Budget Control Act of 2011 Before you freak out you should see what's really going on here. First we have to go over Baseline Budgeting. In a nutshell the government forecasts an increase in the budget of (7)% each year. The Deficit Control Act… more »

College Tuition or Hidden Tax?

Permalink 05/04/12 17:51, by OGRE / (Jeff), Categories: Welcome, Background, In real life, On the web, History, Strange_News, Stimulus Spending, U.S. Economy, Elections
This issue hits home for me. I won't say how, but I currently have a ridiculous amount of student loan debt. I never really considered it a tax, but because of the Obama Health Care law all student loans are now offered only through the government. GSEs… more »

Mitt Romney, A Conservative's First "Second Choice" Candidate

Permalink 01/11/12 21:01, by OGRE / (Jeff), Categories: News, Background, In real life, On the web, Politics, Stimulus Spending, Elections
For all the reasons to vote for Mitt Romney; none seems more notable than the fact that Mitt Romney is not Barack Obama. Still there are plenty of reasons to question Romney's credentials when it comes to core beliefs. Take the individual mandate in Mas… more »

Solyndra, Why Government Ventures Often Fail

Permalink 09/29/11 12:02, by OGRE / (Jeff), Categories: Welcome, News, Background, In real life, Politics, Stimulus Spending, U.S. Economy
By now just about everyone has heard about Solyndra. Solyndra is a producer solar panels, mostly roof mounted solar power systems typically for large commercial buildings. The Obama administration made sure that Solyndra received government backed loans… more »

Just A Few Things to Consider...

Permalink 09/24/11 01:39, by OGRE / (Jeff), Categories: Welcome, News, Background, In real life, On the web, History, Politics, G-20, Strange_News, Stimulus Spending, U.S. Economy
I recently had an interesting conversation with a few people commenting on a BBC article (I'm jefff1979). We were discussing the riots in the UK. I posted a link to a Max Hastings article. It's at the end of the exchange that things get creepy. You m… more »

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