Revenge of the Nerds: The Real Life Cut

Welcome to the number one recession survival blog! Sign up for our RSS feed and follow us on Twitter to get the most out of the information provided here. Thanks for joining us! Tweet Today, I am reminded of one of my favorite childhood movies, Revenge of the Nerds.  The...

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Yes, Mr. Obama’s Presidency Is Riding On The Healthcare Outcome

Mar 15, 10 Yes, Mr. Obama’s Presidency Is Riding On The Healthcare Outcome

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Tweet The healthcare debate (debacle) is in its fiftieth homestretch.  However, this week does have an air of finality to it.  As we enter into the last week of this never-ending saga, I am still not happy. In my mind, the Democrats are scum-sucking, spineless cretins,...

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Senate Healthcare Bill To Cost $849 Billion

Nov 19, 09 Senate Healthcare Bill To Cost $849 Billion

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Tweet Senator Harry Reid announced a potentially contentious healthcare bill that would cost $849 billion over ten years, while reducing the federal deficit by $127 billion.  In addition, the bill would extend healthcare benefits to approximately 31 million uninsured...

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President Obama Hits A Homerun…Now What?

Tweet President Obama just gave a wonderful speech.  It had beautiful rhetorical flourishes and strong, forceful passages.  Many STR regulars know that I have been critical of Mr. Obama and have championed the need for a strong public option.  While Mr. Obama did not go...

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The Right’s Absurd Defense of the Healthcare Industry

Sep 07, 09 The Right’s Absurd Defense of the Healthcare Industry

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Tweet Try as I might, I find it hard to believe that Republicans are debating the healthcare reform issue in good faith.  Many of them have taken to actually defending the supposed largesse of health insurance companies.  Dan Gerstein penned one of the most reprehensible...

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Why the Public Option Is The Floor of Healthcare Coverage

Tweet The current healthcare debate has been mired in ridiculous charges and misinformation.  There are many reasons that this “national conversation” has degenerated into the Jerry Springer Show.  The Obama Administration chose not to formulate a healthcare plan. ...

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