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The Middle Ground

By at July 18, 2011 | 11:50 am | 1 Comments

The Middle Ground

In the midst of all of the hot air being blown about over the debt ceiling two things struck me this morning:  first, that a “dollar for dollar” cuts-to-debt-increase-ratio is a silly construct given the additional debt (and spending) is now and the cuts largely illusory; and second, there is an easy solution for the […]

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Dazed and not so Confused about President Obama’s 2012 Budget

By at February 15, 2011 | 2:00 pm | 0 Comment

Dazed and not so Confused about President Obama’s 2012 Budget

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno has been thumbing through President Obama’s budget, and it has left Paterno gasping for air. Paterno says the numbers won’t add up to a hill of beans when the deficit is factored in.

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Sorting out the sorry story behind America’s $1.48 trillion dollar Deficit

By at February 3, 2011 | 1:29 pm | 62 Comments

Sorting out the sorry story behind America’s $1.48 trillion dollar Deficit

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno took America’s national debt and rolled it out like pizza dough. The bottom line: its not appetizing and soon nobody will want to consume it. The time for bold decisions has arrived.

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Bah Humbug to a Dickens’ Economy: Scrooge lives in the White House

By at December 20, 2010 | 12:00 pm | 253 Comments

Bah Humbug to a Dickens’ Economy: Scrooge lives in the White House

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno did not like what he was reading in one of our latest posts, “A Modern Economy Steeped in Dickens Day,” so Paterno decided to open the door on what is driving, or for this matter, not driving America’s economic engine.

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