Economics

You Don’t Matter

June 2, 2014

hat’s right. You don’t matter. Neither do I. While the internet was created with my tax dollars and yours, who cares? Certainly not the FCC. While you and I pay far too much to be connected others are making fortunes from it that would embarrass King Midas. It appears that nothing embarrasses Comcast, Verizon and […]

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Always Wrong, Never In Doubt

April 8, 2014

t is truly amazing that grownups can pay tribute to an ideology whose history is so despicable and whose record is one of always being wrong. Of whom do I speak? The right, both political and economic.

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Surrender

March 5, 2013

t’s over. Most people didn’t realize there was a war. Is it really a war when only one side fights? They won while we sat around congratulating ourselves on being a part of the “Greatest Country in the World.” Just how is it the “Greatest?” One of every four prisoners in the world are in […]

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Enemies of the People

January 9, 2013

hen will the voters of this country wake up and commit these people to mental institutions, prisons or kindergartens? Some of our “leadership” are simply tools of their plutocratic owners. Others have not the intelligence to understand how ridiculous is the economic twattle that impresses them so much. They even gift us with a self-satisfied […]

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Behind The Romney Plan

October 27, 2012

ou may already know that Romney has 24 advisers on foreign policy, all neo-cons. Seventeen came from the Bush Administration. Now we are turning to Romney’s chief adviser on the economy, Glenn Hubbard, formerly Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers Chairman. In other words, if you miss W’s administration, policies and accomplished missions, you can relive […]

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Cut Everything

October 13, 2012

nake oil salesmen are no longer tarred, feathered and run out of town on a rail. Now they become Republican congressmen or presidential candidates. Their present-day scam is tax cuts, a miracle cure-all. Tax cuts. Oh, it sounds so good. But, is it? The seductive, siren call was injected into the recent vice presidential debate. […]

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Out of Business

June 6, 2012

ack in the days before dirt, when I first went to college, there were no courses in underwater basket weaving, tiddlywinks or recreational Nintendo. How could the jocks get a college education back then? Not to worry. The educational institutions of the time had a solution. They simply recommended that the athletic department suggest taking […]

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Cut It Out

March 29, 2012

ave you ever heard a politician advocate cutting taxes? Have you ever been alive? The refrain is constant. It is pure bullshit. They tell us it will create jobs. The facts show otherwise. I can state the facts from here to the end of ignorance and it will do no good. I can show the […]

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Keeping House

March 27, 2012

ow do I do it? Is it just another demonstration of my wisdom or, possibly, just dumb luck? Please keep your opinion to yourself. If you didn’t read my article from the 27th of September 2010 or have forgotten it, It would be a good preface to this post. To go there click on the […]

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Keystone XL Redux

March 10, 2012

try to keep my readers abreast of what’s really going on. Occasionally, I can steal the beat on the major media. Check out last week’s article at Unnatural Gas. This is an article from the web site of the Christian Science Monitor. They no longer publish a dead tree version but, back when I was […]

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