Monthly Archives: January 2012

Is outrage over gigantic bonuses justified?

Edit Sunday PM: Looks like the situation is more complicated than I made it out to be; UK taxpayers have a majority stake in RBS: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16783571. Hester has since refused the payment. _______________________________________________________________ The BBC reported today on public outrage … Continue reading

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Interest Payments on State Government Debt, by State 2008

Apparently, Google’s chart API doesn’t work in-line with a WordPress Post, so I have to make this awful HTML link below. I pulled the data in this chart from the Census Bureau’s 2012 statistical abstract (Link here). Unfortunately, the census’s … Continue reading

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