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Friday, November 3rd, 2017 by Al Lewis (alewis)

SpaceX looks like it may be back on track to launch again soon following a major explosion that destroyed one of its rockets in September. Jordan 2017 Femme Nike Flyknit Lunar femme Canotte Miami Heat Air Jordan 4 Retro Nike Max Shoes UK Chaussure Asics Gel Noosa Tri 11 air max homme pas cher Nike [...]

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Finally, Major Progress on Gehrig Jerseys!

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Believe it or not, Kanken No.2 Scarpe Nike Maglie New Orleans Pelicans Nike Air Max 2017 Heren blauw air max pas cher today marks the 6-month anniversary of when we started trying to get permission to buy Lou Gehrig jerseys to raise money and awareness for ALS. Huston Street Baseball Jersey Asics Pas [...]

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Bestselling Gehrig bio now available from Les Turner ALS free for ALS Victims

Monday, March 7th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

The combination of Chicago’s Les Turner ALS Society, author Jon Eig, myself and two donors (who I think want to be anonymous) has made 10-20 more copies of Jon’s bestseller Luckiest Man available gratis to ALS patients and their families. nike air max pas cher These copies are likely to go fast. [...]

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ANOTHER ROUND OF STIMULUS? PROOF THAT WE ARE IN A “METHADONE ECONOMY”

Sunday, December 13th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

I hate to be one of those I-told-you-so guys (not!) but way back in April I predicted a second round of stimulus, in 2010. I pointed that that the housing bubble was like heroin, and the first stimulus was like Methadone to prevent the economy from going “cold turkey” after the housing bubble burst.  (That [...]

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Reducing Private debt while promoting home ownership.

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 by Carlos Diaz (cradiaz)

Government sanctioned home ownership, while encouraging paying off mortgages.

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Saving Money by Buillding Fee Transparency in Healthcare

Monday, January 26th, 2009 by arttaft

One way to significantly impact overall costs is to insist on ‘broker’ fee transparency. The brokers fees can be as high as 15% (they are often less) of the fees paid to the insurance company and are often not identified to the buying employer. Brokers have on occasion caused the buying employer to spend more [...]

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Reducing pharmaceutical utilization and costs

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 by k_pruchnik

Pharmaceutical costs in the United States has been rising significantly in recent years (other than 2008) at a rate higher than inflation. A portion of these costs are due to price increases, but a significant portion is due to the ability of the pharmaceutical companies to increase market [...]

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That’s just like flat out lying to you

Monday, December 1st, 2008 by klewi

Many commentators have lamented the fact that people did not spend their stimulus checks in 2008, but saved them instead. Obviously, the “stimulus” only works if people spend it. Recent examples of those commentators would be Bruce Bartlett (New York Times 12/24/08), Ed Glaeser (Boston Globe 1/5/09), and Scott Lehigh (Boston Globe 1/9/09). No one has suggested the solution proposed below, which would hugely incentivize spending a tax cut or stimulus check, while at the same time providing a windfall to consumers at no additional cost to the government. So to those commentators and everyone else, we offer the following lesson in the new field of “stimulus economics.”

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