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Matt Horween

Matt Horween is a certified public accountant and served as a commissioned U.S. foreign service officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development from March 1981 to March 1998. He served in Burkina Faso, Senegal, Egypt, Honduras and Barbados, spending about 15 years overseas. He ended his career stationed in Washington, D.C. as the financial controller for the bureau that controlled the foreign aid program for Europe, including all of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union and its former satellite countries. Horween also worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse & Company in New York City and held various financial management positions for several publically listed corporations. Early in his career, he served as a radio intercept analyst for the U.S. Air Force Security Service and was stationed in Greece. Horween graduated with honors from the CCNY, Baruch School of Business Administration and was Editor in Chief of the "Accounting Forum." He received the Haskins Award Silver Medal from the New York State Society of CPA's for the second highest grade on the May 1969 NYS CPA Examination. Since his retirement, he has served as the Acting Controller of the Clark County Library System and a large PVO in Las Vegas, NV.
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Recent Articles By The Author

The Uneven Playing Field

Emerging markets get a break, while neither political party will embrace our natural gas advantage.

Long-Term Debt Should Be Longer

Mexico and several other countries have issued 100-year and 50-year bonds.

Alas, No Will for Total Nat Gas Conversion

Obama must change from acting like a victim of circumstances and embrace natural gas as a bridge fuel.

An Open Letter to Timothy Geithner

Do away with this Rube Goldberg system of employer-based 401(k)s and give everyone an individual account.

An Open Letter to Warren Buffett

Want to make this country better? Here's how.

Opinion: Those Nonsensical Environmentalists

Western lawmakers deign to protect the environment, but what their policies actually do is push the pollution -- and the jobs -- into emerging markets.

It Should Be 'Occupy Congress'

Maybe Congress sent the protestors to Wall Street to divert attention from what's happening in DC.

How About Rebuilding Our Infrastructure?

The policies being pushed through by our government keep missing opportunities to help rather than hurt the housing and the job markets.

Opinion: Stop the D.C. Debt Shuffle

These 'leaders' don't get it -- we can't continue on this course.

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