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Economics and education from central Minnesota.

Located: St Cloud, Minnesota
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The cost of Northstar on Mar 8, 2010 in Minnesota, NorthstarFrom an email of the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota:Metro Transit has set a goal of 897,000 riders in 2010. Monthly ridership goals begin at 45,000 in January, climbing to 71,600 in June and ramping up to 102,000 in November. In the first three full...



The Flying WASPs - Real Feminists on Mar 7, 2010 in US History, American Heroes, US Soldiers, FeministsToday's Wall Street Journal tells the story of WWII's Unsung Women Pilots, The Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs). These pilots were real trailblazers, a group of 1,102 female civilians who flew military aircraft under the direction of the US Arm...



"Not all stimulus spending is created equal" on Mar 6, 2010 in economicsI had the pleasure last week to speak on the phone with Kevin Libin, who writes for the National Post in Canada. He added some comments from me to an article (a little old, but very instructive -- sorry, Mr. Libin, I simply missed it till now) on ho...



February unemployment: Obama just says snow on Mar 5, 2010 in economicsObama, touring a small business in Arlington, Va., said that the 36,000 jobs lost last month was "actually better than expected" considering the massive snowstorms that devastated the East Coast.But the president said the steady number also “shows...



Mrs. S writes on Mar 5, 2010 in economics, St. CloudFor the past few months, I’ve been looking for a job. It’s a long, arduous process, and sometimes I wonder what it would take for someone to hire me. They would have to pay me a salary, Social Security, unemployment insurance and perhaps health c...



Bullard at SCSU on Mar 4, 2010 in economics, SCSUIt's been Winter Institute day here today, and I have been caught up in listening to speakers and helping get a workshop started, while thinking about my evening talk. Our first speaker this morning was the return of St. Louis Federal Reserve Presid...