Archive: Sat Mar 2017

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    ‘Say Yes setback’

    Rhino Times breaks the story; N&R follows up and then editorializes: More than 2,000 Guilford County students began post-secondary education this academic year with financial help from the new Say Yes to Education program. That marked success beyond organizers’ expectations. And above their financial means. The program…
    Sam Hieb, March 11, 2017
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    A ‘trade deficit’ is not a deficit. It means a capital surplus.

    The Wall Street Journal offers a quick tutorial: Americans may be alarmed when they hear that the U.S. buys more from the rest of the world than it sells because they can’t run a household deficit. But national accounting isn’t the same as household accounting, and a trade deficit…
    Jon Sanders, March 11, 2017