Monthly Archives: July 2013

Deciding Who Pulls the Strings Now

No one quite understands what the Federal Reserve does – or even what it is – and girls can’t do math. That’s a deadly combination, even if neither is quite true. It’s just that the Federal Reserve has been the … Continue reading

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When the Abstract Becomes Specific

Congress is about to begin its six-week August recess. Yeah, yeah – August has only four weeks, but they won’t be back until mid-September. These things take time, as this is when members of congress go home and listen to … Continue reading

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