Bonnie Erbe


August 2009


Oil Market Speculation Threatens Economic Recovery

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By Bonnie Erbe, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

One key element of our recovery is that oil prices remain relatively low. I was disappointed recently to see them rise above $70 per barrel, which is twice as high as the low point for oil last December and earlier this year. Today, they fell again ...

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Wikipedia’s New Rules Don’t Go Far Enough

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By Bonnie Erbe, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

Go Wikipedia, go! But go even farther than today's news suggests. Finally, the wild West-like, Web-based encyclopedia is reining in some Internet cowboys. I take it as a pyrrhic victory, but a victory nonetheless. It means at the very least that I'm ...

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Tax Cuts for Pet Owners!

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By Bonnie Erbe, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

Who says Republicans aren't animal friendly?

OK, so the Obama administration has upwardly revised the deficit to several trillion more than previously thought. Deficit, be damned! We pet owners/animal lovers, etc., want our piece of the tax cut pie, too.

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pets
taxes

Wee-Weed Up? President Obama Talks Nonsense

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By Bonnie Erbe, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

Another indication of not being ready for prime time, or in this case, the White House. President Obama said publicly something about people in Washington being wee-weed up:

Spokesman Robert Gibbs was asked what the heck the president meant yesterday when ...

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Obama, Barack

Iraq and Afghanistan End the Debate Over Women in Combat

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By Bonnie Erbe, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

There's one easy way to end the ceaseless debate over women in combat—revived most recently by a New York Times series on the topic. The Afghanistan and Iraq wars have placed women into combat a multitude of times, even though Pentagon policy bars them ...

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