(’76 Contributor) Alan Greenspan, an august recent chair of the Federal Reserve, articulated what is generally believed; economic bubbles are hard to identify and little can be done about it anyway. If you consult Wikipedia
Decades ago, I was a reporter in Albany, N.Y., working for a newspaper at the foot of a hill that could be ascended only with huffing, puffing, knee endangerment and sweat unless you employed a
(Denver Post, Dec. 25) Senator John was a political man, a driven man, some would say a hard man. At dusk on Christmas Eve, he squinted from his office window through falling snow toward the
(’76 Contributor) I have often wondered what propels the Douglas County economy and enables it to be the 8th most affluent and highly educated county in the United States. Many believe that the engine of
(Centennial Student Intern) The past few days, with CCU sophomore Drew Goorabian, I have had the distinct pleasure of making a brief pre–Christmas stop in the frozen swamp that is Washington D.C. in the winter.
(’76 Contributor) As the latest Wikileaks saga unfolded I couldn’t help but recall the scene in the film Sneakers where Martin “Marty” Bishop (Robert Redford) and Cosmo (Ben Kingsley) discuss the “code breaker.” Cosmo: There’s
If you’ve somehow been in a Rip Van Winkle sleep and have awakened without knowing what season it is, you might catch on by seeing how niceness is suddenly directing traffic or how smiles surround
“A prison cell, in which one waits, hopes—and is completely dependent on the fact that the door of freedom has to be opened from the outside, is not a bad picture of Advent.” Those words
Throughout the 2010 midterm election, Democrats vibrantly portrayed the Republican party as ‘the party of no.’ No to healthcare for 50 million uninsured Americans, no to a second stimulus bill, no to extending unemployment to
So Muhammad Ali Hasan, twice an unsuccessful Republican candidate (treasurer this year, legislature in 2008) says he is done with the GOP and now getting chummy with Nancy Pelosi. “GOP Loses Hasan,” the headline says.