Opinion

John Wasik

Thank You “Super Committee!” You Failed, Now The Rest Of Us Can Succeed: http://t.co/OXT9c4S9 via @AddThis

Nov 22, 2011 03:30 UTC

Thank You “Super Committee!” You Failed, Now The Rest Of Us Can Succeed: http://t.co/OXT9c4S9 via @AddThis

Debunking the conservative argument about the rich and taxes, in three easy charts http://t.co/aUNGeK23 via @washingtonpost

Nov 21, 2011 18:42 UTC

Debunking the conservative argument about the rich and taxes, in three easy charts http://t.co/aUNGeK23 via @washingtonpost

Bank Lobby Plans Attack on Occupy Movement http://t.co/vXnUcvgJ via @Slatest

Nov 21, 2011 17:44 UTC

Bank Lobby Plans Attack on Occupy Movement http://t.co/vXnUcvgJ via @Slatest

ICARUS Team Rebuts CERN’s Faster-Than-Light Findings http://t.co/Ghe55V5r via @Slatest

Nov 21, 2011 17:43 UTC

ICARUS Team Rebuts CERN’s Faster-Than-Light Findings http://t.co/Ghe55V5r via @Slatest

Winners and Losers of the Deficit Supercommittee Deadlock http://t.co/9DrlX9ls via @TIMEPolitics

Nov 21, 2011 14:20 UTC

Winners and Losers of the Deficit Supercommittee Deadlock http://t.co/9DrlX9ls via @TIMEPolitics

Koch-Funded ALEC Agenda Works to Deny Voting Rights; Brave New Film Highlights Vot.. http://t.co/bS0aOYMZ

Nov 21, 2011 14:11 UTC

Koch-Funded ALEC Agenda Works to Deny Voting Rights; Brave New Film Highlights Vot.. http://t.co/bS0aOYMZ

Escape Europe’s woes with U.S. muni bonds http://t.co/qEOPizlI via @reuters

Nov 18, 2011 18:19 UTC

Escape Europe’s woes with U.S. muni bonds http://t.co/qEOPizlI via @reuters

Muni bonds should be ok… http://t.co/0qwrq8Ov

Nov 18, 2011 18:19 UTC

Muni bonds should be ok… http://t.co/0qwrq8Ov

Escape Europe’s woes with U.S. muni bonds

Nov 18, 2011 17:44 UTC

Nov 18 (Reuters) – Attention nervous municipal bond
investors: You’ll be pleased to know that most U.S. issuers are
not like Harrisburg, Pennsylvania or Jefferson County, Alabama.
Nor are they in the same tailspin as Greece, Italy or Spain.

And there’s little chance that the latest Italian crisis
will have any impact on the highest-rated U.S. muni bonds. That
doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be careful. You still need to do
some due diligence before plunging into these tax-free bonds
and related funds.

Unlike Europe, U.S. states and municipalities appear to be
on the slow road to recovery. According to the National Council
of State Legislatures, “state lawmakers have faced and
largely addressed budget gaps totaling $510.5 billion. And
though additional budget gaps loom, the magnitude and number of
states projecting them has fallen considerably.”

Cops pepper spray 84-year-old woman, pregnant teen: http://t.co/wNB3B1W5

Nov 18, 2011 14:15 UTC

Cops pepper spray 84-year-old woman, pregnant teen: http://t.co/wNB3B1W5

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