Category Archives: Economics

The Anti Lincoln Bias of Rick Santorum

As presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is changing his focus on “Freedom…,” whatever that means to him, after his loss in Illinois, potential voters should know a little fact about one of his stunts.  I was reading an article in philly.com, … Continue reading

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Governor Perry Promises Jobs Without A Plan

The field of Republican contenders is scary in the fact that non of them have a clue about what to do about the economic crisis.  Since Gov Perry is getting the latest head lines on his absurd and hypocritical plan, … Continue reading

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The Space Shuttle Launches No More

Continuing on my blog from yesterday, the end of the space program is symptomatic of the overall collapse of theU.S., both economically and culturally.  As a kid in the 60s, I can remember vividly the optimism and the pride of … Continue reading

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The New Bail Out Is Higher Food Costs

At this point it’s not likely that there will be a QE3, that is, a Quantitative Easing 3, or in plain terms, a third bailout for Wall Street and the international banks. The American people can not stomach, quite literally, … Continue reading

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The Return To Prudent Banking: Glass-Steagall And H.R. 1489

The reality of the economic crisis which has been in the news lately is prompting the fight to restore some sanity to the banking system.  Since the start of deregulation in the late 70s and culminating in the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, … Continue reading

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Bailouts Did Not Help Global Financial Crisis, Glass-Steagall Will

With the shocking news coming out in the past few days that the economy is still in really bad shape, that there is no recovery, it hits home the sad fact that all the bailouts did absolutely nothing to help … Continue reading

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Are Natural Disasters Getting Stronger And More Frequent?

Many may be asking this question.  With the news filled with one natural disaster after another, from intense thunder storms, tornadoes in the northeast, stronger earthquakes, to droughts and floods, it seems that the environment is changing.  Is it man … Continue reading

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The Hidden Dirty Secret Of The States Budget Crisis

If you were wondering about the state budget crisis and where all their money is actually going, this article from the Wall Street Journal give a good idea about it.  And, if you think you’re getting less and less for … Continue reading

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Bank Of America And Brian Moynihan Suck?

This is just a hilarious reality check video from the Keiser Report.  It’s sad, true and funny.  One of the big banks who got bailed out, Bank of America, apparently bought hundreds of URLs to cover their a**es from the … Continue reading

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More Calls For A Roosevelt Style Recovery

With the economy getting worse, and the mood growing more dim, some voices are calling for a return to what worked in the past.  This article is one more voice in that chorus of brave souls willing to go against … Continue reading

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