Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Very Different Cliff — December 31, 2012

The chart below (click it to enlarge) tells us volumes about the state of our economy, our society, and our politics.  It’s from a very useful study by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, and I encourage you to read … Continue reading

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It’s The Madness — 17 December 2012

I was as horrified as any to hear of the slaughter last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  Being the father myself of a girl just a couple of years past the age of the victims, I could readily empathize … Continue reading

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Why Higher Tax Rates are the Wrong Way To Go — 10 December 2012

It seems at times that these arguments over the impending fiscal cliff are little more than stubborn little boys in a wrestling match, each trying to get the other to cry “uncle.” President Obama makes it sound as though a … Continue reading

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Mind the GAAP (or the Lack Thereof) — 3 December 2012

For most of the last four years, my feelings about President Obama have been marked by frustration and annoyance – that such a gifted politician could devote himself to such wrong-headed policies.  Recently, however, I have crossed a Rubicon of … Continue reading

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