Monthly Archives: January 2018

Gods of the United States of America

The big advantage to being Fantasy and euphemism free is in knowing what is going on in the world and knowing what to expect in terms of human behavior. For most people, seeing reality is akin to staring directly into … Continue reading

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Authority of the Military

I am frequently shouted down and called every thing from disrespectful to a traitor when I point out that the U.S. military consists of mercenary soldiers fighting wars for profit. But, actually who is being a bad actor? I am … Continue reading

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Trump’s Good Employment Numbers

Trump designs a cut tax and spend program. Trump designs new protectionist trade policies. Voila’, miraculously major corporations start giving bonuses to ordinary workers and doing all kinds of wonderful things for employees. Those are amazing dynamics, custom made to … Continue reading

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The Stock Market is Not a Bubble

Stocks are not being bought as investments. Stocks are not being bought because the public is giddy with optimism. What is being called a bubble is nothing of a kind. Stocks are being bought as a means of as a … Continue reading

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Understanding the United States Economy

Don’t think for a minute that government economic policy, Federal Reserve and other is beyond the understanding of the average person. Don’t misunderstand, the math is hard. Most Americans have never studied advanced calculus and statistics. What needs to be … Continue reading

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A Great Explanation

Charles Hugh Smith who writes the of two minds blog has written a great article explaining how the economy really works. http://charleshughsmith.blogspot.com/2018/01/its-time-to-retire-capitalism.html  

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Blow off Top?

The media is full of stories identifying the current market action as a blow off top. Is there any possibility that it is not? Pundits everywhere are still explaining the situation in terms of what is likely to happen in … Continue reading

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Deep State and Legal Pot

Why would the deep state be comfortable with legal marijuana? It is a universal error to believe government consists of people doing what is right by the people who elect them. Government consists of multitudes of opportunists working tirelessly to … Continue reading

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Sessions Caves on Cannabis

Zero Hedge reports today as if Session is about to rein in states legalizing cannabis/ https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-04/jeff-sessions-rescinds-policies-have-allowed-states-legalize-pot Nothing could be further from the truth. A fantasy free look tells a different story. Why would a man like Jeff Sessions support continuing … Continue reading

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