Archive for May, 2009

The “Snail Mail” bill

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 by rcoons

The Snail Mail bill, I believe it’s time to change the way mail is delivered. I don’t believe anyone in todays society really requires mail delivered six times a week. My bill would cut delivery in half. Deliver mail to half the recipient’s on Monday, Wednessday and Friday, the other half would be delivered Tuesday, [...]

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How about Economic Stimulus which actually gets paid back?

Friday, May 22nd, 2009 by Paul Tousignant (Tooz)

How about Economic Stimulus which actually gets paid back?
Increase families’ disposable income by $200 - $300 per month
What is needed: Consumers need cash, banks need money to lend
How to do it: Transfer credit card balances to future income tax refunds.
Supporting facts:
The average American has close to $10,000 in credit card debt, paying $200 to $300 [...]

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CAFE standards and the “Green Dividend”

Thursday, May 21st, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

I don’t normally post commentary (as opposed to new ideas — and by the way if you have sent in an idea nad it is NOT posted it is because it is not new), but there was a recent request to comment on how CAFE standards affect the “Green Dividend.”
in general, trying to use a [...]

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A Better Way to Die

Sunday, May 10th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Dying is expensive and inefficient — even as compared to the rest of our healthcare system, which is quite a feat.   One of the tenets of OOBonomics is to reduce “drags” on the economy, of which healthcare – particularly government-financed healthcare – is high on the list.  Medicare spends one-third of its entire budget for [...]

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Production Mutual Funds

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 by Fred Collopy (FredCollopy)

In choosing to invest in a balanced portfolio of stocks most investors are electing to invest their available capital in the wealth potential of our (or the global) economy. In fact, many of us have inadvertently placed up to 40% of our funds into situations that have little to do with wealth creation and more [...]

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WI FI everywhere

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009 by andylevis

it sounds a little left field but the best solution to the economy is putting free wifi everywhere across the nation,businesses will invest more in their websites, people can buy products 24/7 , from wherever they are. Delivery companies will have more work, we as people will evolve.

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