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Grand Theft Economics

Posted by centered2 on February 26, 2009

Bernanke Sees 2010 Recovery ‘Only If’ Banks Stabilize

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the U.S. economy is in a “severe” contraction, and warned the recession may last into 2010 unless policy makers can stabilize the financial system.

“If actions taken by the administration, the Congress, and the Federal Reserve are successful in restoring some measure of financial stability — and only if that is the case, in my view – - there is a reasonable prospect that the current recession will end in 2009 and that 2010 will be a year of recovery,” Bernanke said in remarks to the Senate Banking Committee in Washington.

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Posted in Business, News, Politics | 2 Comments »

Pro life vs Pro choice

Posted by centered2 on January 25, 2009

Found this @ http://steveskojec.com  It is one of the best Pro Choice arguments I have ever seen!

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Posted in Politics, Religion | 4 Comments »

Man Arrested and Charged in Deaths of Woman, 4 Kids

Posted by centered2 on January 15, 2009

Joshua Steven Durcho, shown here in 2004

Joshua Steven Durcho, shown here in 2004

 EL RENO, Okla. —  A man being sought in connection with the deaths of an Oklahoma woman and her four young children was captured in Texas on Tuesday night after a car accident, authorities said.

Joshua Steven Durcho, 25, was taken into custody in Texas’ Hamilton County, said Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Jessica Brown. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Crime, News | 1 Comment »

Swindlers Find Growing Market in Foreclosures

Posted by centered2 on January 15, 2009

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As home values across the country continue to plummet, the authorities say a new breed of swindler is preying on the tens of thousands of homeowners desperate to avoid foreclosure. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Business, News | 2 Comments »

No Mug? Drug Makers Cut Out Goodies for Doctors

Posted by centered2 on December 31, 2008

Dr. Jeffrey F. Caren, a cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, has collected more than 1,200 free pens from drug companies.

Dr. Jeffrey F. Caren, a cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, has collected more than 1,200 free pens from drug companies.

To Lehman Brothers, Linen ’n Things and the blank VHS tape, add another American institution that expired in 2008: drug company trinkets. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Business | 5 Comments »

Foreclosure at the Mall

Posted by centered2 on December 31, 2008

The local mall probably isn't going to turn into a ghost town, but business sure isn't great for mall owners these days.
The local mall probably isn’t going to turn into a ghost town, but business sure isn’t great for mall owners these days.

Forget those 50-percent-off signs. This winter you are likely to see a new sign at your local mall: “Going Out of Business.” And that means big trouble for mall owners already struggling to survive.

The nation’s shopping center owners are facing a recessionary double whammy: consumers who are spending less and real estate investors who are holding back money used to finance their operations. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Business, News | 1 Comment »

The Story of Power

Posted by centered2 on December 30, 2008

The study of power is not only diverting (which Homer and Shakespeare knew), but illuminating. A biography of an ancient human impulse.

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Posted in Entertainment, News, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Police Find Second Car Belonging to ‘Santa’ Massacre Suspect

Posted by centered2 on December 29, 2008

 

A bomb squad investigates missing 'Santa Shooter' vehicle.

A bomb squad investigates missing 'Santa Shooter' vehicle.

COVINA, Calif. —  Authorities in California found a second car rented by the man believed to have killed nine at a Christmas Eve massacre before fatally shooting himself. Read the rest of this entry »

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