Archive | July, 2010

Public Pensions Packed with Government Debt

With public and private sector debt mounting, bonds make up almost 41 percent of cash in pension funds, according to the report. Pension cash consists mainly of Corporate Bonds, Federal Securities, International Securities, State and Local Securities, and Corporate Stocks. Debt is a major contributor to public pension funds.

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Another Dangerous Trend

By David P Shirk Move over 50 cent and Eminem, for a new music/ audio sensation is out that has just replaced you in the ‘let’s scare the parents’ category! What can be worse than songs advocating anything from drug use to violence you say? Check it out man – it’s called ‘digital drugs’! It […]

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More spending will prolong recession

The following letter is in response to UCB School of Law Dean Christopher Edley’s op-ed: Christopher Edley’s proposal (“Let Treasury Rescue the States,” July 7) fell short of a realistic solution to current fiscal hurdles. In claiming that states could pay back the U.S. Treasury by accepting less future federal dollars, Edley failed to address […]

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G-20 Needs Market Solutions

The following is an op-ed that was published in my local newspaper. You can find the original link here. Column – Clint Townsend: G-20 needs market solutions 07/04/10 MIDLAND, Mich. – President Obama promised world leaders at Toronto’s G-20 summit to increase global demand, largely building on the same promise from former G-20 meetings in […]

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