It was great to welcome back to the show our friend James Pethokoukis, columnist and blogger at Reuters, as well as a CNBC contributor. He has provided some of the best coverage and analysis of the Paul Ryan budget plan anywhere. The Pundit Review Radio Podcast RSS feed can be found here. What is Pundit […]

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Back in December 2008, I had the pleasure of speaking with Alice Schroeder for about 45 minutes on WRKO Boston about Snowball, the first and certainly the last authorized biography of Warren Buffett. Schroeder scored the most coveted assignment in financial journalism, writing THE official Bufffett biography, not because of her work as a journalist, […]

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Kevin on February 27th, 2011

I highly recommend that you take a few minutes to look through this research report from Mary Meeker. Some amazing data and detail on just how screwed our country’s finances are. This PPT can help inform your opinions about a whole host of issues, starting with government employee unions, the budget, entitlements and the effectiveness, […]

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Kevin on February 21st, 2011

James Altucher is a true original thinker. He is an investor, entrepreneur, author, blogger and all around fascinating person. His bio at Altucher Confidential includes the following, “To some extent I regret every minute of the past 15 years. My first job in New York City was for HBO, interviewing prostitutes and drug dealers at […]

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Kevin on February 18th, 2011

The push and pull between pork and priorities was on display in a major way this week. There has been an epidemic, a pundit and politician pandemic in fact, of happy horse shit talk about difficult decisions, priorities, debts and deficits. The fact remains, that when the rubber meets the road, elected officials are more […]

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Last night I got to speak with Thomas Woods, author of Rollback: Repealing Big Government Before the Coming Fiscal Collapse. The book goes far beyond repealing the monstrosity that is Obamacare, taking a close look across the entire government and the numerous ways Big Government is not just part of the problem, but the problem […]

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Kevin on January 23rd, 2011

A Secret Gift: How One Man’s Kindness–and a Trove of Letters–Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression A secret Gift is one of the best best books I have ever read. Written by Ted Gup, currently the chair of the journalism department at Emerson College, and before that, an award winning investigative journalist who […]

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