Archive for the ‘government waste’ Category

This can be arranged by third party financial institutions

Saturday, March 12th, 2016 by Middle Blue

Too much activity by our Government is hidden from view, then subject to media spin. Let’s stop it by creating a Congressional Operations Office, similar to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).

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Possible Breakthrough: Is Our Gehrig Jersey Odyssey No Longer Half Baked?

Saturday, March 19th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Next to “plastics” the most famous line in The Graduate might have been where Benjamin announced to his father that he was going to marry Elaine Robinson. nike air max 90 soldes Mr. Braddock firsts proposes congratulating the Robinsons (who Benjamin says haven’t been told), then Elaine (ditto) and finally asks: “When [...]

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Increase Social Security Checks Without Increasing The Deficit

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Social Security payments have not been adjusted for inflation in two years.  However, there is an easy way for the Government to increase their purchasing power for senior citizens:  The ShopAmerica Gift Card.
Instead of just sending out the checks, suppose the Government gave people a choice:  You can either have this month’s check or you [...]

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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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mortgage bailout

Sunday, March 15th, 2009 by golfnut

The big banks have been given tons of money and I see no change at all. Why not give the money to the homneowners first. you don’t have to physically give it to them. Say Joe Smith owes 100k on his house. The Smith’s meet the criteria (to be determined) to have their mortgage paid [...]

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Economic Recovery for Dummies (bankers, government officials, etc.)!

Friday, March 13th, 2009 by thinkthenact

For the higher ups in charge of the fiasco they call a recovery plan!

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The Complete ThinkOOB Stimulus Economics Plan

Monday, March 9th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

This Posting sumamrizes the Best of the Ideas from the only website paying $1-million for Yours

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A thought for your pennies

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Bring them to Concord Teacakes on Lincoln’s Birthday and put them in the jar for Open Table, a food bank in Concord. 
I could have added this request as a comment to a previous posting but I came up with the title and needed an excuse to use it
Meanwhile, keep spreading the word about our voluntary ’rounding [...]

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My newest two cents worth: Proposed Penny Executive Order. Legislation probably not needed

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

All that is needed is an Executive Order: “Businesses which round down cash transactions to the nearest nickel may refuse to handle pennies.”

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Tear Down This Mint, Mr President

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

It does not appear that allowing businesses which “round down” cash purchases to refuse to accept pennies even requires an Act of Congress.  It is part of what the Treasury Department is authorized to do under existing legislation.  Further there is no negative budget implication so there is no need for a review by the [...]

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