Author Archives: Tony

Falcone and Borsellino Assassinations 20 Years Memorial

I just attended an memorial event on the 20th anniversary (May 23rd) of the assasinations of Givanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino. It was quite interesting to me because when I was involved in politics at the time of the assasination, … Continue reading

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HSBC’s Long History of Drug Money Laundering

In my previous post, Obama Campaign Getting Mexican Drug Money?, I talked about the money laundering of the HSBC bank and Obama. I wanted to add a little more about this bank and how it started because it’s relevant to … Continue reading

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Obama Campaign Getting Mexican Drug Money?

What would President Obama campaign 2012 have in common with HSBC, a bank that’s laundering billions for the Mexican Drug cartel?  One would hardly believe that such an alliance would exist. But evidence coming out from various sources certainly raises … Continue reading

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No More Unemployment Benefits for Out of Work

If you happen to be one of the long term out of work, then you may become just another statistic, unfortunately. And, if you see the official figures that the economy is improving, especially in your state, but you still … Continue reading

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What the Heck Is A Jobless Recovery?

Isn’t the term “jobless recovery” an oxymoron? I mean, how absurd is that? It’s like Fig Newtons without the figs (the company just changed the name to “Newtons,” there’s apparently little to no figs in them anymore). And so, there … Continue reading

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Obama’s Plan Leaving Millions of Unemployed Dejected

It just does’t seem to end, the employment situation in this country, that is. It’s not surprising, however, since there is no plan to create an economic recovery in the future, at all. None of the candidates have a plan … Continue reading

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American Companies Are Creating More Jobs…Overseas

With all the rhetoric about creating jobs and “getting the economy moving again” from the candidates on both sides, here is an article, from thinkprogress.org (originally from the Wall Street Journal), showing that American companies are actually creating more jobs overseas. … Continue reading

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Amazon Makes Billions by Pushing Its Workers

In the information economy where the old but solid industrial jobs are long gone and billionaires are created overnight with a new inovative idea or technological invention, one theme stands out: the push for higher and higher efficiency, and hence … Continue reading

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The New Go-NoWhere Generation of Unemployed Young Adults

As if you hadn’t heard enough bad news about the economy, here is a story by Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News, in the Post Gazette, about two young men, not far from me, actually, who are struggling in … Continue reading

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The Failure of Obamanomics and the Financial Crisis

Well, here is a term that I just heard. Maybe it’s been circulating around but I haven’t heard it until now, Obamanomics. An editorial in investors.com really underscores the failure of Obama’s economic plan, if you can call it a … Continue reading

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