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It Never Changes

I have written over the years about the way in which a lot of government statistics tell us very little about how real people are doing in the economy. To wit: some talking heads and political leaders keep talking talking about a “recovery”. But, that means very little to most people — except, surprise, if you are rich.

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We’ve Been Robbed: CBO Makes It Official

   Well, we didn’t really have to wait for the Congressional Budget Office to tell us this: the rich got richer. But, the timing is good, what with Rick Perry trying his snake oil salesman pitch for a flat tax, which would make the robbery grow, and the continued growth of the Occupy The Country […]

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Down Goes Income–Again

    So, if you’re wondering why some pundits and analysts are starting to worry that consumers may be thinking about pulling back from opening up their wallets, you can take the two obvious reasons–none of which are surprising to anyone with their eye on real people, as opposed to Wall Street hype and free market […]

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