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Bankers need to decide if they are George Bailey or Jimmy the Greek

      In October 1929 the stock market crash ushered in the Great Depression. Over the ensuing four years, GDP tanked, unemployment spiked and 10,000 banks failed. Little was done to try to right the nation’s foundering ship as the president and Congress believed that the free market would prevail.   With the election of 1932,…

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Taxing violence isn’t going to cure gun insanity

   Who among us hasn’t, at one time or another, looked at a coworker or a subordinate and wondered: Is he or she capable of violence?   In 2011, 458 people came to that answer, most of them by gunfire, according to the National Center for Victims of Crime. Their deaths represented an amalgam of workplace…

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