The $3.6 Trillion Question

I admit that I’m a bit of a news junkie…OK, a lot of a news junkie. And this whole trillion dollar budget deal of President Obama’s has me a bit freaked out. Then I checked out Fox News’ “You Decide” blog, which just made things worse. It’s hard for me to wrap my mind aroundContinue reading “The $3.6 Trillion Question”

Cancel Student Debt to Stimulate the Economy

Finally!  Someone’s got it right.  And that someone is New York attorney Robert Applebaum who started a Facebook group called, “Cancel Student Loan Debt to Stimulate the Economy.”  Say what you will about Huffington Post, but even they gave Applebaum’s cause a little momentum with this article.  According to the article and the Facebook group,Continue reading “Cancel Student Debt to Stimulate the Economy”

Power to the People (Make that the Gov’t)

Like many of you, I watched President Obama’s first prime time press conference this evening.  The first thing that caught my attention was the foliage surrounding the podium area, which seemed hilariously out of place.  Who sets plants side-by-side creating a grassy box for the President to stand in while addressing the press in theContinue reading “Power to the People (Make that the Gov’t)”

How to Stimulate the Economy…or Just Your Brain

Yesterday as I was eating lunch, I flipped on Fox News to see what was going on in the world.  Apparently, the economy’s in the crapper.  If I didn’t know it from the news ticker on the bottom of my TV screen, surely each and every story would have clued me in.  I got toContinue reading “How to Stimulate the Economy…or Just Your Brain”