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Dissociative Amnesia


Psychology, my college major, is a social science, not regulated by real math or hard science, but governed by just-conceived “statistically significant” theories. The field of study is fraught with periodic eliminations of previously-thought treatable medical diagnoses (neurosis of the 1950’s) and re-definitions of old disorders (was multiple personality-now dissociative identity disorder). 524 more words

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Poor Face Most Pain As Automatic Budget Cuts Take Effect ...

The $85 billion in automatic cuts working their way through the federal budget spare many programs that aid the poorest and most vulnerable Americans, including the Children’s Health Insurance Program and food stamps.

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Strange “Coincidences” – “A graphic novel”

The graphics:

The takeaway:

When house prices peak and begin a gentle decline, real output “recedes” from its trend level.

When nominal spending (NGDP) detaches itself from trend real output worsens. 109 more words

Liquidity evaporates in China as 'fiscal cliff' nears

Unless China changes course, it is set to tighten fiscal policy by 5.5pc of GDP this year, five times Britain’s austerity dose annually since the Lehman crisis…

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Illinois Budget Cuts

According to the report in the Economist of the Chicago Print Edition,“Illinois has the most underfunded retirement system of any State.” The post goes on to report there is $111 billion dollars in underfunded pension liabilities, as well as the highest pension burden in state revenue. 600 more words

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