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Bitcoin & the Digital-Currency Revolution | RealClearPolitics
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The Calamitous Finances of Obamacare | RealClearPolitics
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Two years earlier, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's new program was successfully sold to the American public as an ambitious yet fiscally responsible, self-financing expansion of social insurance protections. The new ... [...]
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Why the Economy Is (Still) an Enigma | RealClearPolitics
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Zandi attributes the fall in bond rates to a recent proposal by the Federal Reserve requiring banks to hold more "liquid assets" as a way of defusing future financial crises. Liquid assets consist of cash plus securities that can be ... [...]
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Walking a Fine Line on Campaign Finance – RealClearPolitics
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There are three big winners from the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that Senator John McCain says might "dismantle entirely" campaign-finance laws: wealthy interests, greedy politicians and investigative journalists. [...]
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The World According to Geithner | RealClearPolitics
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WASHINGTON -- We now have Timothy Geithner's 528-page memoir of the financial crisis and its aftermath. Called "Stress Test," it's full of fascinating details of a frightening time. For me, the most striking incident involves a . [...]
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The Baghdad Bob of Health Insurance | RealClearPolitics
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A core competency of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is issuing false assurances. An administration about-face has left the cabinet official looking like the Baghdad Bob of American health insurance. [...]
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Screw You, Mickey Kaus | RealClearPolitics
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I've been thrown off my health insurance -- THANKS, OBAMACARE! -- and have spent hours and hours over the past month trying to figure out my options now that the Democrats have made my old plan, which I liked, "illegal. [...]
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A China Debt Crisis in 2014? | RealClearPolitics
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WASHINGTON -- Here's something to watch in 2014: China's debt. Although the odds of a full-blown financial crisis are slim, they're not non-existent. The flash point is the burgeoning debt of Chinese localities to finance major ... [...]
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Consumer Finance Needs Better Morals | RealClearPolitics
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And it's amazing how many politicians do, making the recent successes of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seem all the more miraculous. The CFPB was created in 2010 to set rules of the road for consumer ... [...]
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