Monthly Archives: July 2009

Note #2 to “End of Recession in 2009?”

NOTE: (June 30, 2009) (Reuters) The lengthy recession has proved discouraging for the swelling ranks of unemployed Americans, and forced U.S. states obligated to pay them jobless benefits to pile debt on their already strained budgets. Fifteen states have depleted their unemployment insurance funds so far, forcing them to borrow from the U.S. Treasury. A record 30 of the country’s

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UPDATE to Minnesota Senate Election: Franken wins, Coleman concedes.

Update to my previous prediciton on the outcome of the 2008 Minnesota Senate Election: CNN Breaking News: Minnesota’s Supreme Court has declared Democrat Al Franken the winner of the state’s disputed U.S. Senate race. (Associated Press) ST. PAUL, Minn. – Al Franken ascended Tuesday from the ranks of former “Saturday Night Live” comedians to an even more exclusive club, outlasting

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