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Reagan's Farewell Address, 1989: or, Common Sense

Welcome to part 2 of our close reading of President Ronald Reagan’s Farewell Address of January 11, 1989. Here we pick up from where we left off in part 1 with Reagan explaining the “American miracle” that won him the respect, at last, of all those aristocrats at the G7 meeting in Ottawa. 1,251 more words

Politics

Black America Regressing Under Obama; Prospered Under Reagan

Black America Regressing Under Obama; Prospered Under Reagan

CNSNews.com ^ | 03/25/2015 | James Agresti

Posted on 3/25/2015, 1:47:17 PM by E. Pluribus Unum

The Washington Post recently published two opinion pieces in which the authors claimed that the economic policies of President Ronald Reagan—called Reaganomics—wreaked financial havoc on African Americans. 758 more words

Alternate News

The First World War and the Costly Burden of Obamanomics

What does World War I have to do with Obamanomics?

There’s no real connection, of course, but it did give me an opportunity to present a good analogy. 1,347 more words

Economics

Wal-Mart discovers that treating employees like serfs doesn't work

Last week, we learned that Wal-Mart was giving the lowest paid of its hourly employees a raise. In a blog post, Wal-Mart Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said that as of April, the company will pay a minimum of $9 an hour.

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Business

Of Cats and Cashflow: Human sentimentality and the flaw in economic rationalism

Last Christmas, I paid $5000 for a cat.

$5000.

For a cat.

“Cat” here, in case you should be wondering, is not the title of an avant garde piece of sculpture by some breaking new artist, or a colloquial reference to a rare wine or other exclusive gift for a loved one. 1,965 more words

Science

Debunked ~ Destroying The Theory Of Republican Trickle Down Economics

For over 30 years now, the American people have been force fed a steady diet of an economic theory designed by wall street, promoted by greed and adopted by the uneducated and hopeful masses.  831 more words

Politics

Making It Personal

Oscar week here in Hollywood is a pain. Down the street on Hollywood Boulevard they’re assembling the set in front of the Dolby Theater – the red carpet comes next, along with the giant fiberglass Oscars on every corner. 3,579 more words

Life In Hollywood