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Do We Really Need More Cowbell?

Remember the Saturday Night Live sketch with actor Christopher Walken portraying a music producer who prods a rock band to use more Cowbell?  Quite comical.   Now, replace Cowbell with Education, and we get a sense of the laments of many highly educated, motivated and personable people.  Two blogs at Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis expose …

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Dispatches From The Heartland

Ted Crow/The Plain Dealer To many Clevelanders and Ohioans, the economy never recovered from the last recession, or several prior to it, for that matter.   Today’s headlines and stories in the Cleveland Plain Dealer highlighted the state’s 10.2% unemployment rate in April, exceeding the nation’s 8.9% rate.  Even worse, foreclosures and Sheriff’s sales in Cleveland …

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