Clark Howard is a leading consumer advocate and host of "The Clark Howard Show." American business is riding a euphoric high, but with good times come the bad, specifically unscrupulous souls who prey upon unwitting consumers and are looking for an opening to bilk, swindle or entrap. Howard knows who they are and what they can do to honest, hard-working citizens.
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The metrics of decline are stunning: exploding debt; the nation's first downgrade; stagnant jobs numbers, a drop in international competitiveness. Economist Michael Boskin runs the numbers and looks at a record of failure. Don't miss the 'Records set on Obama's Watch" sidebar.
Friedrich Hayek might call this the "road to serfdom," but it certainly marks a new stage in the wimpification/regimentation of childhood. In Fond du lac, they make the kids walk around in circles for 10 minutes, lest they have too much fun during recess. Not surprisingly, prison analogies are freely flowing... Read the story here.
In case you missed this... Media trackers has tracked down one of the more obnoxious protestors from last Friday and finds that he works with our old friends at Citizen Action. You might recall that Citizen Action was the front group that dumped big money into the recall against Alberta Darling, only to have it turn out that her opponents, Sandy Pasch, was on the group's board of directors.