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GREENSPAN: The US cannot afford to spend on infrastructure like it wants to because it's not on the gold standard | 02/16/17 | Markets Insider

(Source: markets.businessinsider.com)


Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has again defended the gold standard monetary system that the US dropped in the 1930s.  304 more words

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Trust me, I read through ALL my evaluations

Monday morning..in the office.

As an Emergency Management Instructor, I read through all my evaluations. Like ALL evaluations.

It helps better my instructional delivery as a professional as well gain valuable insight to how participants perceive our enabling learning objectives and key points. 55 more words

Happy President's Day

The harder the conflict, the greater the triumph.  (George Washington)

Try and fail, but don’t fail to try.  (John Quincy Adams)

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.   15 more words

US economy now on 'sound footing': Fed's Mester

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

The US economy is on “sound footing”, a hawkish Federal Reserve official said on Monday in a speech that cautioned against asking the central bank to solve problems beyond its control such as low productivity growth. 306 more words

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Presidents Day city holiday, special schedule including Great Aloha Run

City and County of Honolulu government offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of Presidents Day, a federal holiday.

The following special schedule will be in effect: 185 more words


9mm Match and Duty Ammo Accuracy Test

Since I had recently signed up for a new class, CSAT’s Extreme Pistol, where I’ll be shooting a pistol at 25, 50, 75 and 100 yard bulls (yes, yards not feet) I decided I wanted to use the best ammo possible.   1,889 more words

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The Shameful Republican Assault on Medicaid

(Source: www.newyorker.com)

In terms of political theatre, Donald Trump’s press conference on Thursday was the event of the week, or maybe the year. Strictly in policy terms, though, it was less important than… 1,167 more words