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Pascal's Gambit

Pascals Gambit

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"A nation can survive its fools and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within." Cicero remarks to the Roman senate. Join us for light hearted discussions around the water cooler on some very serious topics.

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Political Double Talk from Ben Bernanke Today, The economic expansion that began in the middle of last year is proceeding at a moderate pace, supported by stimulative monetary and fiscal policies. Although fiscal policy and inventory... more

In 2008 the IRS collected approximately $2.5 trillion dollars. Congress spent $3 trillion dollars, which amounts to 21% of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), $500 billion dollars had to be borrowed to meet spending. Projected for... more

Another election cycle approaches and U.S. voters and taxpayers will have the opportunity to exhibit their impatience and disapproval by voting out or retaining the Democrats and their 2 trillion dollar spending spree ($787 billion was... more

Profit maximization or job creation? Responsible economic growth or economic growth at any cost? Banking to promote GDP or banking to promote investor wealth and large commissions from complex derivative investing that contributes... more

Government debt, fiscal responsibility, taxes, term limits, lobbying, campaign contributions, disparity of wealth, reckless spending, bipartisan stalemate, unending war, favorable legislation, public disenfranchisement, pork barrel,... more

Constant fault finding and blame casting will never repair the damage to Americans trust of government and big money. How do the people who care about their future and their children's future stand-up against what is threatening... more

Are we headed for a slippery slope? Does it seem as if our legislators are more concerned about providing hand outs to a welfare state with one hand while the other doles out billions in bailouts to wealthy corporations? Is the actual pool of... more

There are varying degrees of greed. We all display these traits and tendancies and in many cases these traits propel individuals to start companies, attain wealth that then transfers into investments which helps create jobs, etc. However,... more

Constant fault finding and blame casting will never repair the damage to Americans trust of government and big money. How do the people who care about their future and their children's future stand-up against what is threatening... more

The US citizen is feeling disenfranchised and misrepresented by their elected officials. Numerous groups are speaking out and organizing against obvious inequities in legislation. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent on... more

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