Take Us Back

November 9, 2016

  To King George III: Sorry, we made a mistake.

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All Fall Down

February 17, 2011

President Eisenhower, in his farewell address, warned us of the dangers of the military-industrial complex. Was he right? The US spends more on “defense” than all other countries combined. According to official reports from 2003 and 2005, we have 737 military bases in 63 countries outside of the US and its territories. This is intentionally […]

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Upside Down

February 24, 2009

A commentary by a noted economist. Reactions to that commentary on the Sunday talk shows. At first glance it appeared that the world had, overnight, turned upside down. First impressions aren’t always accurate. There was South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham (John McCain’s BFF) willing to consider nationalization of banks. New York Republican Congressman Peter King […]

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Decisions, Decisions

February 23, 2009

Actually, we don’t have a choice to make. It has been made for us and was never in question. We are going to save the bankers. Why? Because the bankers in government think exactly like the bankers, their friends, who are not in government. They all consider themselves and our banking system to be indispensable. […]

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