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Faith-based Politics

Dang. I know it’s not polite to brag, I told you so, but I just can’t help it. For most of the last four years I’ve been blogging, progressives (a group I admit having joined in the process) have been arguing with conservative bloggers about the “financial cliff”. 528 more words


Why the Courts Won't Kill the Affordable Care Act

By: M. Greeg Bloche M.D., J.D.

Resistance to the Affordable Care Act is now running on fossil fuel — the rejectionism of judges appointed by Republican presidents long-gone. 1,627 more words


Barack Obama vs Paul Ryan: Who Is Moving Us in the Right Direction?

“If you give a man a fish you feed him for a day.  If you teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime.” 330 more words

Jack Heidel

The Big Picture on Debt Part IV The Full Model

For the past week I have been discussing different aspects of our alarming debt problem as vividly illustrated in a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office  (see chart below).   442 more words

Jack Heidel

US budget deficit running 24.2 percent below 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government ran a lower deficit this July than a year ago, keeping it on course to record the lowest deficit in six years. 107 more words