Editor's Note: This week President Obama has been crisscrossing the country selling his budget plan to the American people. Meanwhile, Republican Representative Paul Ryan has been pitching his budget proposal to constituents in Wisconsin. We wanted to take…

Mar 30

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Are American Workers Overpaid?

Name: Alex Question: Maybe it's my background as a college instructor (and union member), but Paul Solman's tone in his inquiry into GM workers' wages raised my hackles. It may be that the intent was didactic -- to instruct viewers…

Mar 28

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Name: Dr. Gene Audette Question: Every year it's prognostications, prognostications. But seldom do "columns" like yours do a retrospective to compare what was predicted to what actually occurred, and to get the same prognosticator to have to defend his/her predictions…

Mar 18

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Name: Doug Shoaf Question: Given the harm that inflation does to the personal finances of almost every individual in the country, and its tendency to encourage spending and discourage saving, why do so many of our public officials and business…

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