The House passed the Gephardt rule and essentially says they will not take two votes on every fiscal matter. Not a fiscal panacea but some return to adult behavior.
The national debt is typically only a concern for the party out of power, if at all. In such a case it is a convenient foil to majority’s plan to increase spending or raise taxes.Continue reading National Debt Discussion
I enjoyed watching this hearing on the national debt and the economy from the House Financial Services Committee and decided it would be a good thing to post.
A summary of the discussions from my weekly appearance on the Jarrod Thomas Show (@jtknoxradio). The two main themes were evaluating local area economic performance and retail trade.
A radio caller wants me to give Grand Forks a grade for their economic performance in the last year. Here are some of the questions we need to answer first.
I have two classes this Spring term so expect some blogging about the content from them. One is the standard forecasting class, though this is the last semester of this format. It switches to a more general predictive analytics going forward. Also I will be teaching a new prep with Government and Business this semester.Continue reading Classes for the Spring