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The Trump Tax Plan

I specialize in debunking complex theories and explanations in a minute or less with just a sentence or two. First let me say that any change to the tax code benefits those with the balance of political power and hurts … Continue reading

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Update on the Possibility of War

Earlier this month, I put out a notice that based on the various cross currents in play, there would be no war. At that time, I saw a better chance the rumblings would be used to draw short sellers into … Continue reading

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The United States Economy is Doomed

A great number of poor and middle class have already noticed.  The easiest way to make the most money in the shortest period of time is to use money and power to buy the government. After that just make sure … Continue reading

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The Imaginary Incentive to Serve

The world we live in is governed by the laws of dominance and subservience. There is no way to escape the system until our tenure here is complete. Most people are unwilling to entertain the idea that most of what … Continue reading

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Assessing Damage From Federal Reserve Policy

Over the course of its 103 year existence the Federal Reserve has been like a wrecking ball to the wellbeing of the average American. I am not the only economist to say such a thing.  I am the only economist … Continue reading

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Where Fantasy Free Begins

Mainstream economists are studying the behavior of a species that doesn’t exist. How is that? I understand that most behavior, including what applies to economics is instinctive. Part of human instinctive behavior is to exalt the species and exalt one’s … Continue reading

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We Need To Get Rid of Donald Trump

We had poor choices in the last presidential election. I picked Donald Trump only as an alternative to Hillary Clinton who had already shown her dark side. That probably was not a mistake. Donald Trump has turned out to be … Continue reading

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I am Forecasting no War

Who starts wars? Wars start when industrialists disagree. With nothing to gain by war, industrialists will sue for  for peace. Billionaires work the international market. The war in Syria is being fought  over economic issues just as are all wars.  … Continue reading

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Stock Market in a Crisis

This is what to expect in any crisis this week or for that matter during any week while central banks are tampering with the financial markets. There is no market. Regardless, investors and traders from amateurs to seasoned professionals are … Continue reading

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The Video Game of War

Only individual citizens banding together can keep a country from going to war. Sometimes that happens but only when there is a personal cost attached to war. When a country can keep its citizens comfortable and occupied, a world leader … Continue reading

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