Monthly Archives: February 2016

Poor People Wanted

Interesting is it not, that after spending roughly 40 years robbing the poor and middle class of their productivity bonus and using government policy to keep wages as low as possible, the elite are bound and determined to import as … Continue reading

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It is going to get crazy

The billionaires club is not completely about making money and rigging markets. Unreformed economics only recognizes the profit motive as an incentive. Power is a stand alone incentive. Power is easily turned into profit and profit is easily turned into … Continue reading

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The Pope is not a Christian

One pervasive malady present in daily life is substituting credentials for competence and not understanding the consequences.  Being euphemism free, I observe the pope’s speeches and activities according how he functions. Pope Francis has either not read the New Testament … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Mess and the Death of Scalia

The Supreme Court decides the constitutionality of laws. This is completely traditional. The constitution itself does not give this role to the supreme court. Read the constitution. This is not a document that was created to be interpreted by legal … Continue reading

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Sense of Entitlement

Ordinary people would have no chance of becoming president or members of congress. To win  elections, it takes personality characteristics the average person does not have.  Winning elections is more competitive than gaining in a playing slot in the NFL. … Continue reading

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United States Mercenaries

After the Vietnam Era, the United States opted for an all volunteer army. What an innocent idea this seemed. The draft was a big stress to the country, perhaps it would be better to have an army of folks who … Continue reading

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Reasons are Seldom Complex

The United States is moving into an era of deep and extended depression. There are reasons why but those reasons are not what folks want to hear. You will hear all kinds of explanations. Analysis will get complex but will … Continue reading

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The Truth Will Set You Free

Jesus told his disciples “and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”  John 8:32. This statement by Jesus, like most of what he said is treated as a platitude and seldom investigated for meaning. What … Continue reading

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Johnny Football

O.k., this is not an economics story. Sorry, but it needs some insight. This kid doesn’t have to do a lot to generate bad publicity. He may end up being a complete bad actor but so far what he has … Continue reading

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