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Fact: OFA promises GDP boost of 'tens of billions of dollars' from executive amnesty

President Barack Obama is currently enjoying another nine rounds of golf with Derek Jeter, but @BarackObama (also known as Organizing for Action) is back to work, tweeting the word FACT in all caps and then letting loose with whatever nonsense happens to follow. 520 more words

US Politics

Does Religious Belief Hinder Social Progress?

How can we improve the society in which we live? How can we make our lives measurably better? Such questions have been asked for hundreds of years, and unfortunately for those hundreds of years, people have been delivering the wrong answer. 1,021 more words

Paddy Vipond

Beyond QE, U.S. Economy is Getting Traction

The Fed confirmed the end of Quantitative Easing (QE) and changed its rhetoric on the job market. The unemployment rate is (finally) gradually declining, as is the underutilization in the labor market, although it remains high by historical standards. 310 more words


November 20, 2014

Stocks gapped down at the open but quickly recovered. The Dow and SPX are currently up pts & %, respectively. The energy sector is finally up, and other cyclical sectors are following suit. 477 more words


Dear Son,

In what I construe an attempt to belittle my recent lifestyle change, a global pizzeria has set up shop right next to my gym….literally. 682 more words

Africa Rising

American Generosity vs Entitlements

   By Bob Shapiro

Many people doubt the generosity of Americans, especially Americans. They don’t want to depend on the generosity of strangers to provide food for the hungry, shelter for the homeless, medical care for the medically indigent, or education for the poor. 475 more words

GDP & Employment