The Back Page

Desert Beacon’s place to put interesting items which don’t necessarily fit into any specific category, but seem informative or pertinent.

September 4, 2012:  The Answers to the Political Platform Quiz

1 B, 2 C, 3 A, 4 B, 5 A, 6 D, 7 D, 8 B, 9 C, 10 A

September 1, 2012: Fans of the Stephanie Miller Show will recognize the tuneful contributions of Rocky Mountain Mike.  Click HERE to enter Mike’s Sound Cloud and pick your own music to enjoy.

July 26, 2012: ICYMI  here’s the chart of which modern presidencies created the most federal debt:


July 19, 2012: Here’s the handy “Romney Just Made” calculator! Have fun!

June 20, 2012: The Department of the Treasury has a very handy site for graphs and charts.  Go to their Data and Charts center for a nice variety of economic information.

May 14, 2012:  The Director of the Congressional Budget Office has compiled criteria for evaluating budget proposals.  Keep this one bookmarked for reference.

May 9, 2012: 

There’s an important summary of presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital in the Village Voice.   Highly recommended reading!

May 3, 2012:

How many homes the size of yours would fit into a Romney mansion?  Click Here for the fun.

May 3, 2012:

If you haven’t read Thomas E. Mann and Norman Orenstein’s opinion piece in the Washington Post published on April 27th, please do.   At least do so before the November elections.

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