Monthly Archives: September 2011

When Will The Depression End?

When will the depression end? Very simply, when reasoning on economic matters begins correcting. If no change in reasoning occurs, the economy and the political system will fall apart. There is a very real chance that will happen. When will … Continue reading

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On Top Of The Stock Market Crash

With the stock market collapsing more today, this is a great day for me with respect to my investments. As I have written previously, I have been aggressively taking out short positions for over a year in anticipating a severe … Continue reading

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Lonestar Card

Lonestar Card Lonestar Card is a song I wrote and recorded as Curbside Jimmy a number of years back with the Curbside Jug Band. If you listen very carefully to the bass, you will discover that it is a Jug. … Continue reading

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Economic Forecasts, What To Expect

My forecasts are not infallible but they are highly dependable. Forecasts made by mainstream economists are more likely to be completely backwards with respect to what actually happens. Usually the higher the I.Q of forecaster; the more inaccurate will be … Continue reading

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Taxes and Spending

Any politician who presents a “better” plan for collecting taxes or tax reform is never in a million years going to decrease spending. There is no such thing as tax reform when borrowing and spending is too high. Such being … Continue reading

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U.S. Day Of Rage

Notice that the “US Day Of Rage” on Wall Street is not being covered by Fox News, CNN, or for that matter, news organizations in general. The Drudge Page is not even reporting on this. The last time I remember … Continue reading

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The Economics Of The Truth

How often and when do you hear the truth? For an economist, that is an easy question to answer provided the economist’s mind is not trying to avoid the answer. You hear the truth when honesty has utility to the … Continue reading

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The Root Cause Of Economic And Political Distress

When bad things happen and it appears people are not thinking, it seems that way because people actually are not thinking. Here is a reminder. Three to five % of the population is born genetically different. This is nature’s way … Continue reading

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Instinctive Biases In The Republican Presidentual Debates

In the Republican presidential debates, I see more evidence of instinctive biases in dealing with government. When Wolfe Blitzer of CNN was questioning Ron Paul about who pays for health care, the assumption was packed in that society has a … Continue reading

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Sorry But You Are Not Free

Let me remind you today that you are not free. You have no representation in congress. Laws are constantly being passed over your objections. Laws are constantly being passed without the consent of the governed. You think you can remove … Continue reading

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