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The deficit is being reduced❓❓❓❓❓

One issue; two quite different interpretations. Read the first quote and you may believe “the deficit is being reduced.” They even quote the CBO as the source of this positive news. 321 more words

Government

World Wide Fund For Nature, Hong Kong: Inviting Applications for award to support projects on the ground in Asia that will lead to the conservation or protection of migratory water birds and their wetland habitats in the EAAF, particularly through partnership with the local community at the site.

Donor Name: World Wide Fund For Nature, Hong Kong
Funding name: Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund

Funding brief: The Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund (the ‘Fund’) was established in July 2005 to provide financial support for projects at sites of importance for migratory water birds in Asia of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway. 438 more words

Bangladesh

Character selectivity

A recent OTN posting asked how the optimizer dealt with “like” predicates for character types quoting the DDL and a query that I had published some time ago… 810 more words

Oracle

Rainforest Action Network: Inviting Applications to award small grants to frontline community groups that are fighting to prevent fossil fuels from being extracted and/or the construction of large point sources of greenhouse gas emissions.

Donor Name: Rainforest Action Network
Funding name: Climate Action Fund

Funding brief: The Climate Action Fund (CAF) was established in 2009 to award small grants to frontline community groups that are fighting to prevent fossil fuels from being extracted and/or the construction of large point sources of greenhouse gas emissions. 291 more words

Bangladesh

U.S. Economic Collapse Update, April 2017

The CBO is warning we’re in big trouble. Yeah, no kidding. Every great Ponzi scheme ends the same way: Fast and ugly.

Economic Report

“The Federal Government’s Budget Is on the Road to Hell”

So declared Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office, in March 2011.  At the time, federal debt held by the public (on which we pay interest) stood at 63% of GDP.  287 more words

Jack Heidel

Ryan and Trump should read this

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2017/03/28/health-reform-road-ahead.html

The road ahead for health care reform in the U.S. is treacherous and filled with many obstacles. The process outlined by Newt Gingrich is a good one: sensible, pragmatic, comprehensive and well-thought-out. 188 more words

Economics