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[2 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Well, heck, he’s down in S. America, where it’s paddy-bar-the-door when it comes to left-wing economic analysis   Read it here: Crisis and survival. But God knows how many Norteamericanos applaud him, in or out of the Jesuits.

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[15 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Graphic display bordering on pornographic.

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[10 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

It hurts when he laughs about laughably small spending cuts.

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[1 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

Newsalert has an undercover video of Planned Parenthood woman giving advice to a pimp with underage prostitutes. For instance, in the two weeks of inactivity after an abortion, “waist up, waist up.” That way, she can earn her keep while rec…

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[10 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

Washington is still playing political games with the December 31, 2010 expiration of the Bush tax cuts. On Saturday, Democrats forced a vote to extend the tax cuts for most, but allow them to rise on incomes over $250,000. The vote failed. But don’t let this legislative gamesmanship alter your outlook. We aren’t.

As we wrote in August, Congress and the President are going to agree to extend all the income tax cuts enacted in 2001 for all earners, including the ones with the highest incomes. …

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[8 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

You think you know achievement in your life?  Compare it with this, from pdb at Chicago’s long-overdue Department of Zoning Oversight Fellowship Forum: It’s as old as dirt, but what better way to nurture hope than through change, or th…

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[4 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

Forensic audit is apparent cornerstone of Tea Party efforts in fading Illinois. Forensic audit? Application of accounting methods to the tracking and collection of forensic evidence, usually for investigation and prosecution of criminal acts such as em…

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[16 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

Now and then a great notion this way comes: “It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have…

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[15 Nov 2010 | 5 Comments | ]

The annual Campaign for Human Development collection is coming up for Catholics Nov. 20–21:
Your tax-deductible contributions can always be mailed directly to our office at anytime. This method guarantees that you will receive a tax-deduction letter mailed directly to you right away.
Make checks payable to “The Chicago CCHD” and mail them to:
Chicago CCHD – Attn: Rey Flores
. . . .

But what’s above has been scrubbed. Rey Flores doesn’t work there any more, having been fired a few weeks ago as the Chicago campaign’s …

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[5 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

Back in 1992, the Democrats’ mantra was “It’s the Economy, Stupid.” The economy was recovering from the 1990-91 recession, but job growth was slow and the unemployment rate held stubbornly in the mid-7% range. Despite real GDP growth of 4.3% in 1992, Republicans could not overcome negative feelings about the economy and lost the election to Bill Clinton.

We bring this up because we were struck by how unanimous the Republican attack on Friday’s third quarter report on GDP growth. Republicans are using the same playbook that worked …