Posts Tagged ‘Health Care Reform’

This math isn’t fuzzy

May 28, 2010

News that the national debt has now topped $13 trillion boggles the mind – and the calculator. I recently posted about the idea that numbers this massive can sometimes feel a little bit like “Monopoly Money” and be difficult to grasp. So, that begs the question; how much is $13 trillion?

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A letter to Rep. Cooper

March 22, 2010

An Open Letter to Jim Cooper
March 22, 2010

Dear Mr. Cooper:

Today, you have officially abandoned any pretext as a credible representative for District 5 of Tennessee. I have contacted you many times in the past regarding your votes for Cap and Trade, Health Care Insurance, Stimulus One and Two, Cash for Clunkers, Bank Bailouts, Insurance Bailouts, Car Company Bailouts, etc. Your office has steadfastly told me that you know best because you are a teacher at Vanderbilt, a fiscal conservative, a Rhodes Scholar, etc. You certainly teach at Vanderbilt and are a Rhodes Scholar. However, you are no fiscal conservative.
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