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Final candidate forum held in Washington DC's Ward 4.

Bowser strategy to run out the clock backfiring with DC Ward 4 residents

Bowser strategy to run out the clock backfiring with DC Ward 4 residents

WASHINGTON, October 28, 2014 – In the heart of the Ward 4 Bible Belt, Muriel Bowser decided to sit out the last of a scheduled series of Mayoral Forums in Washington, D.C. Her constituents were not amused. “She didn’t show? said Donna Woods in disbelief. She is a member of the Michigan Park Christian Church.

Pentagon and Marvel Superheroes.

Rules for being a gifted adult, Part 2: New and improved for the 21st century

WASHINGTON, October 29, 2014 – Like many superheroes with secret origins, there comes a time for all the rest of us who’ve been carefully hiding in plain sight to let those superpowers rip. It will be good for us, it will be good for our family, and it will be good for our careers. As

Puck cartoon, 1906.

Oil in trouble, stocks lack direction in Monday trading

WASHINGTON, October 27, 2014 – Monday’s trading is dominated by a seemingly endless number of competing traders, ideas, politics and general foolishness. Traders are busy talking their books on CNBC as usual. Politicians and economists paint rosy or rotten portraits of U.S. business prospects as we run up to a momentous Midterm Election 2016 where

Terry Keenan (Kass), 1961-2014. Screen capture image via YouTube video.

Terry Keenan, pioneering TV business analyst, dead at 53

NEW YORK, October 24, 2014 – Terry Keenan, a pioneering TV and newsprint financial journalist, died suddenly Thursday night of a cerebral hemorrhage. She was only 53. Keenan became a familiar face to many financial TV viewers when she became the first journalist to regularly report live from the floor of the New York Stock

Minimum wage or more of this? (Public domain photo)

6 myths about how minimum wage hurts job growth

WASHINGTON, October 24, 2014 — Despite recent Gallup Poll data showing Americans are concerned with the economy, government performance, and jobs, the 2014 Midterm Elections have not been defined by these issues. One of the few economic solutions put forward is raising the minimum wage.  Although legislative efforts to increase minimum wage are normally associated with Democrats, the