September 2008

How Your Government Works – Federal Level

September 30, 2008 Uncategorized

I started with How Your Government Works: Your Local City or Town, and next up was the County level, then the Financial Crisis hit. I thought it best to skip it for now. Rather than talk about the local officials again I am going to try and explain how the Federal Government works – so […]

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$700 Billion Bailout: What Alternatives Do We Have?

September 25, 2008 Uncategorized

That magic number, 700 billion to be exact, is getting a lot of attention. But how much is that really? Thinking about quarters? Me neither, but if you were, laying them end-to-end they would circumnavigate the Earth 122 times. But more seriously…. Current estimated US population (US Census Bureau) = 305,244,837 people$700000000000 / 305244837 people […]

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14 Causes of the Credit Crisis: A Recipe For Disaster

September 24, 2008 Uncategorized

The Wall Street Financial Crisis“A tart dish with a hint of it was only a matter of time“Serves 301,139,947Submitted by Ryan from Spilling Buckets Here are the 14 disastrous ingredients that have been thoroughly mixed, baked, and are ready to be served to each and every one of us. Check the cupboards, tie that apron, […]

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