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Starving the Beast: How America Became a Downwardly Mobile Economy


It’s hard to be downwardly mobile.  While the BRIC countries were (more or less) surfing the emerging market waves the USA has been studiously and blindly working to become downwardly mobile.  While the body of this article looks at the … Continue reading

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Anatomy of the American True Believer


G.O.P. Vs. World By DAVID GREENBERG Published: June 29, 2011 AFTER Barack Obama announced new troop withdrawals from Afghanistan last week, it was no surprise to hear rebukes from the mushrooming field of Republican presidential candidates. The surprise came in … Continue reading

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The Donald (Rumsfield) Is Back: Rehabbed


Blame, Not Shame By MAUREEN DOWD Published: February 5, 2011 So many to blame. So little space. Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times Donald Rumsfeld has only 815 pages — including a scintillating List of Acronyms — to explain why he … Continue reading

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