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The Glass Half Empty/Full? Employment Report

So, another monthly employment report and, depending mostly upon your political persuasion, either just a blip in an otherwise upward trend or further evidence of a stagnant, deteriorating economy. Personally, I tend to look on it as just a data point in an economic statistic which requires lots of data points to establish some version [...]

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Quadriceps Tendon Travails

I’ll get around to explaining the point behind the title of this post in just a moment, though it’s linked to my rather overlong absence from this blog. So far as the absence goes, it initially was intended to be break of a month or so,  get some work done on other things and generally [...]

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Ignore This Month’s Employment Report

Another month, another jobs report. According to economists the report is bleak, adversely impacted by weather, full of unseen positives and, of course, going to either cause the Fed to delay tapering or stay the course. Given the fact that the reliability of the data is tenuous at best (the payroll survey and household survey [...]

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Laszewski On The Recent ObamaCare Data

If this keeps up there won’t be a “death spiral.” Heck, so far the insurers are just re-enrolling their old customers at higher rates!   Robert Laszweski That’s Laszweskis’s reading of the latest ObamaCare enrollment numbers. As usual, his most recent post is the best place to get informed, non-partisan data and analysis of this ongoing [...]

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Back To Blogging

Well, it’s been a rather nice extended Holiday hiatus from the keyboard. Don’t ask why I’ve neglected to communicate with my meager audience because I don’t have any sort of good answer. Just lost the itch for awhile, and let’s face it, things have been somewhat boring. Seriously, how much can you say about inequality, [...]

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A Very Merry Christmas To All

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A&E Not Giving Up On Their Money Machine

I suppose you can put this in the inevitable column. Regardless of the current controversy and behind-the-scenes tension, A&E has every intention of keeping Phil Robertson on the air. A source close to the situation confirmed that when the network resumes airing new episodes of Duck Dynastystarting Jan. 15, footage featuring the Robertson patriarch will indeed [...]

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