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A View from the Think Tank - the Spending Review. Short-termism, ideology and economic illiteracy

On Wednesday, Chancellor George Osborne presented his long-awaited Autumn Statement and Spending Review. The Spending Review sets departmental spending limits for the next four years and was combined with the annual Autumn Statement, which lays out government taxation and deficit reduction plans for the coming year. 982 more words

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Finding your niche

So here is my dilemma with blogging, I am sure by now, you have seen that there is no real main thread between my blogs, I haven’t really found my one thing that I am completely or mostly obsessed with to blog about all the time. 247 more words

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In Your Own Time..

If there is one thing I’ve come to understand over the past few weeks, it’s that everything has to happen in it’s own time. Just because you may feel like you’re ready to get out there and take on the universe armed only with a sharp tongue and a broom handle doesn’t make it so. 1,785 more words

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Being home on a Friday night

This blog comes from a conversation I had with a friend last night.

Like I said in the previous blog I am 26 so I get that people think that I am out all the time, partying, clubbing, drinking, staying up all night and sleeping all day…..yeah…..no. 321 more words

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The journey begins

Today I am starting a journey.

I have been challenged to write a blog a day and for those of you that know me, this is no easy feat! 370 more words

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Gas from pipeline goes overseas, not to Northeast


According to its red-white-and-blue website, the Constitution Pipeline will send abundant Marcellus gas from Pennsylvania to major Northeastern markets, particularly New England. What the website doesn’t mention is that those Northeastern markets are actually shipping terminals.

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Lehigh Marches in Solidarity with Mizzou

Monday Lehigh stood and marched in solidarity for our peers at the University of Missouri where there is hurt, fear, and anger. The reality we are living in is that there are collegians who live in fear on their campus. 171 more words

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