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These articles have a beginning of some sort associated with them.

Texas may ban CABs

By Joel Thurtell In spite of all the uproar about high-interest Capital Appreciation Bonds and 1000-percent interest rates in California schools, the California Legislature has not outlawed these taxpayer ripoffs and may only limit their use. In Texas, meanwhile, a … Continue reading

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Thank you, Jimmy Boegle

By Joel Thurtell Thank you, Jimmy Boegle of the Coachella Valley Independent, for setting the record straight regarding the history of reporting on Capital Appreciation Bonds in California.

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Excuses, excuses

By Joel Thurtell Oh, come on! The Detroit Tigers defeat the New York Yankees in the first two games of the American League Championship Series, and The New York Times puts the lamest of excuses on Page One: Gray Pinstripes: … Continue reading

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