Tag Archives: Tea Party

Iowa and the Stand For Nothing Party

Popular Economics Weekly Can the Republican Party survive the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries and either Donald Trump or Senator Cruz winning? Can the Grand Old Party survive and thrive on a platform that opposes every relevant issue today — … Continue reading

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A Ted Cruz Presidency?

Financial FAQs Texas Senator Ted Cruz is about to announce his candidacy for the 2016 presidential campaign. What would his presidency look like, if he were elected? “Mr. Cruz has also begun championing a message of economic populism,” said the … Continue reading

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The Bully Mentality—Part II

Financial FAQs NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, just announced 2014 the warmest year in recorded history, and 14 of the last 15 years as the warmest in recorded history. Yet Paul Krugman in his latest NYTimes Oped still … Continue reading

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Bullies, Not Government Is the Problem

Financial FAQs Weekly Even though the U.S. economy grew by a 3.5 percent annual rate in the third quarter, boosted by a surge in exports and the biggest jump in federal spending in five years, Democrats don’t seem to be … Continue reading

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Opposing the Bully Mentality—Part II

Financial FAQs How does one stop the bullies? Put simply, find a way to stand up to them. Economic bullies behave no differently than individuals when confronted by a person or organization willing to oppose them. But how are the … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Washington Working “For the good of the Country?”

Popular Economics Weekly If we really want to know what is depressing consumers, look at how Congress is tied up in knots over the debt ceiling and spending losses from sequestration cuts–$109 billion per year, according to labor economist Jared … Continue reading

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Is This A New Civil War?

Popular Economics Weekly The New York Times stated in a 2010 poll that the 18 percent of Americans who identify themselves as Tea Party supporters tend to be Republican, white, male, married and older than 45. History tells us the … Continue reading

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