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Tom Blumer

Along with having a decades-long career in accounting, finance, training and development, Tom Blumer has written for several national online publications primarily on business, economics, politics and media bias. He has had his own blog,, since 2005, and has been a PJM contributor since 2008.
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Thoughts on Mom’s Arrival in Heaven, and Thanksgiving 2013

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

How high she has risen, and how far we have fallen.

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Two More Reasons Why ‘Obamacare Delenda Est!’

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Deadbeats get daylight, while even some of the well-off get forced into Medicaid.

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The Fundamental Dishonesty of Obama and Obamacare

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Millions of employees will lose their plans. Many of them will also lose their coverage.

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3 Lessons from Obamacare’s Failed Rollout

Monday, November 18th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

In this administration, they're destined to go unlearned. Related: Tom Brokaw Mystified by Obamacare’s Chaotic Rollout

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What Is the Real Unemployment Rate?

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

It's far higher than the official 7.3 percent.

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‘Zeke the Bleak’ at His Putrid Peak

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Meet Dr. "Death Panels": Ezekiel Emanuel's outlook really reeks.

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A No-Growth Obamacare Christmas?

Monday, November 4th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Obama's "signature achievement" may help bring growth to a halt even before it takes effect.

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Mind-Boggling Attempts at Blame Shifting

Monday, October 28th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Hardened leftists, including Journolister Ezra Klein, really believe that Obamacare has been "sabotaged."

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Now We See How Weak the Pre-Shutdown Economy Was

Friday, October 25th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

And it's getting weaker.

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The L.A. Times’ Fiscal Fantasies

Saturday, October 19th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Obama, Si; Bush #43, No: The L.A. Times' historical revisionism and rose-colored crystal ball.

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Obamacare’s Useful Idiots

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

We surrender, Paul! Krugman pronounced Obamacare a "success" based on one unidentified person he "talked to" in New Jersey.

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Obamacare: Mind-Boggling Incompetence

Saturday, October 12th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Obamacare's enrollment system, the outsourced Big Dig of systems projects, is a $500 million zombie.

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‘Ayes’ Wired Shut: GOP Must Hold Line on Mandate Delay

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Republicans must continue to insist on a one-year individual mandate delay.

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Despite Three-and-a-Half Years to Prep Obamacare, A Fiasco Takes Shape

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

From all indications, the Mother of All Trainwrecks has arrived. Related:  First Day of Obamacare Exchanges: Crashapalooza

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Obamacare’s ‘Cool Calculator,’ Part 2: The ‘Wedding Tax’

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Better off divorced and shacking up.

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Obamacare’s ‘Cool Calculator,’ Part 1: Work Disincentives Like We’ve Never Seen Before

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

For many Americans, an extra dollar in income means thousands more in Obamacare payments. Related: ‘Affordable’ Care Act Raises One Man’s Premium by $632 A Month

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Obamacare and That Q-Easy Feeling

Friday, September 20th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Quantitative easing may never end, especially if worker-demoralizing Obamacare stays.

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Larry Summers: A Casualty of the Left’s False ‘Financial Crisis’ Narrative

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Sorry, progressives. "Wall Street" bears little of the blame.

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This Depressing Economy

Friday, September 13th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

It's far closer to the dreadful 1930s than you might think.

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Obama’s Extra-Constitutional Abdication

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Barack Obama needs to take off the mom jeans and put on the big-boy pants if he wants to be commander-in-chief.

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African-Americans’ Worst Economic Enemies

Friday, August 30th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

It's their "friends" Barack Obama and others on the left.

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Obamacare: Single-Payer, Here We Come

Saturday, August 24th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Deliberate, or incompetent? How about deliberately incompetent?

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All Barack and No Populist Bite

Sunday, August 18th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

OFA's impotent "climate change" congressional "events" won't deter unilateral actions against the people's will.

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America’s Three Worst Pravda Press Organizations

Sunday, August 11th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Obsequious Obama lapdogs.

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Obama to America: ‘Bleep You’

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Let's be clear about the intentions behind recent administration actions.

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