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Delusion in the Desert

LAS VEGAS -- I'm here at Planet Hollywood as the token liberal to participate in two debates -- one on what is killing the American Dream; the other a mock trial of the Federal Reserve. Paul Krugman is also here, debating the cause and cure of inequality. We're outnumbered about a thousand to …

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Jeb Bush Was Right: Americans Need To Work Longer Hours

Jeb Bush’s claim Wednesday that Americans “need to work longer hours” may have been bad politics, but he got the economics pretty much right.<p>The …

6 of top 10 U.S. cities for coffee drinkers are in Washington state - Puget Sound Business Journal

By Emily Parkhurst <br>– Editor In Chief, Puget Sound Business Journal<p>Jul 10, 2015, 8:04am PDT<p>Tell people you're from Seattle and you'll hear jokes about …

Vernon Adams Jr. did not graduate from Eastern Washington University in spring, but future with Ducks isn't over

Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. did not meet Eastern Washington's graduation standards after the spring academic quarter, according to the university on …

Seattle and the NHL — land mines on horizon | Sportspress Northwest

Arena developer Chris Hansen in more optimistic days with County Executive Dow Constantine and former mayor Mike McGinn. / King County<p>At least three …

Hotter than normal temperatures are turning the 'Emerald City' of Seattle brown

Washington state's largest metropolis sweated through its hottest June on record, going fortnights without even a drizzle. Seattleites jokingly refer to the month of "Juneuary" for the wet and cold they usually endure before longer, dryer sunny days arrive in July, typically persisting into …

10 Things You May Not Know About Babe Ruth

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Christopher Klein<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2014<p>Title<p>10 Things You May Not Know About Babe …

The Week Ahead: Should You Trust This Rally?

The stock market finished the week on a positive note after a very wild week as the S&P futures had around a 35 point range every day of the week. They did manage to close the week just barely higher and the Dow Industrials closed the week up just 30 points . The Dow Transports beat out the S&P 500 …

Friday Five: The top five schools I'd consider as a top recruit

Every Friday, the Friday Five will rank something in the world of college football -- anything and everything from the logical to the illogical. This …

Apple Watch Users Complain: “Apple Watch is Burning Our Skin”

The Internet and Twitter is flooded with pictures of Apple Watch owners complaining about irritation from their watches. People have reported that …

14 countries are spiraling towards government debt crises

Yet new analysis by the Jubilee Debt Campaign reveals that Greece's plight is far from unique: more than 20 other countries are also wrestling with their own debt crises.<p>Many more, from Senegal to Laos, lie in a debt danger zone, where an economic downturn or a sudden jump in interest rates on …

Is the Amazon-Led Economic Boom Wrecking Seattle?

reifman writes: <i>Seattleites are struggling with massive traffic, rising housing costs and declining diversity. Amazon's building and acquiring enough</i> …

Tom Lasorda believes Pete Rose deserves to be banned from baseball

It has been 37 years since Tom Lasorda managed his first<p>All-Star game. The first batter in Lasorda's first All-Star lineup: Pete Rose.<p>It has been 17 years since Lasorda relinquished his executive authority with the<p>Dodgers. His involvement since then could suggest a path toward redemption for Rose, …

Greece debt crisis: Eurozone to resume 'difficult' talks

<b>Eurozone finance ministers are due to resume crunch talks in Brussels on a bailout deal for Greece.</b><p>Nine hours of talks on Saturday ended without agreement and Eurogroup leader Jeroen Dijsselbloem described negotiations as "very difficult".<p>Ministers have expressed scepticism Greece will implement …