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It’s The Economy Stupid

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ITES: Profiling Ohio’s Economy

This is the fifth entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. Despite reports to the contrary, this state’s economy continued to exist following the departure of LeBron James. Other than jilted sports franchises, it’s known for nuts, nearly forgotten Presidents, and airplanes. This heart-shaped state in the Midwest … Continue reading

ITES: Profiling Colorado’s Economy

This is the fourth entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. Lavish Aspen, Crass South Park, and the venerated Mile High home of Tim Tebow all claim a piece of this next state. Although no candidate is likely to mount his conquest of the square in van styled … Continue reading

ITES: Profiling Florida’s Economy

This is the third entry in ”It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. It is in the Sunshine State where North is south and South is north – politically at least. It is a state made infamous for butterfly ballots and hanging chads, and is famous for Mickey Mouse and … Continue reading

ITES: Profiling Pennsylvania’s Economy

This is the second entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. It’s known as the Keystone, Quaker, Coal, Oil, and perhaps someday soon the Gas State (more on that later). But to its close to 13 million inhabitants who embrace its motto of “Virtue, Liberty, and Independence,” it … Continue reading

“It’s the Economy, Stupid” – Intro to Blogging 2012 Swing States

This is the first entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. If the acrimonious debt ceiling debate of this past summer, the maneuverings and failure of the Super Committee this past fall, and the pivoting and re-pivoting to “jobs, jobs, JOBS,” by every presidential candidate has not … Continue reading