Tag Archives: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Where’s the Outrage, Mr. President?

Financial FAQs Where’s the outrage, Mr. President, when the New York Times just reported that at least 250 Disney World employees have been discharged, with many forced to train their own foreign replacements that have temporary H-IB work visas? Those … Continue reading

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Repubs Anti-Science Agenda Endangers US

Financial FAQs Last week, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, headed by Texas Republican Lamar Smith, approved a bill that would slash at least three hundred million dollars from NASA’s earth-science budget, says the New Yorker’s Elizabeth Colbert. “Earth … Continue reading

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Expanding Social Security – Decreasing Inequality

Popular Economics Weekly What, you say? We should expand, not shrink, social security benefits in the face of horrendous budget deficits of late? Elizabeth Warren put into the Senate Budget proposal for 2015 an amendment to protect social security, and … 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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Governor Scott Walker vs. Education

Financial FAQs It is hard to believe, but prospective presidential candidate Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s main platform seems to be his antipathy towards education, and higher education, in particular. He has obfuscated his near hatred of higher education to date … Continue reading

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Republicans Are the Real Socialists

Popular Economics Weekly The new Republican Congress is exposing a not surprising fact. Its first actions are attempts to water down The Dodd-Frank Wall Street and Consumer Protection Act, and repealing Obamacare—which will pass the risks of financial meltdowns and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Austerity Lesson

Popular Economics Weekly Governor Scott Walker is having his own problems with the ongoing investigation into staffers using public funds for political campaigning as a County Manager, but it doesn’t seem to faze him as he touts the success of … Continue reading

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