Category Archives: Opinion

Nelson Mandela and Economic Apartheid

I’m going to add another side of the discussion to the life of Nelson Mandela. He was larger than life and, I believe, one has to admire him for what he had been through and that he came out of … Continue reading

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The European Crisis’ Screwed Generation, Whose Fault Is It?

The financial and economic crisis in Europewas all very predictable. As a political activist in the 1990s, I campaigned against the whole Europe 1992 thing. Seeing that British finance and the European nobility were behind “uniting” Europe, I knew that … Continue reading

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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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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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High Paid CEOs Also Enjoy Huge Corporate Tax Benefits

In light of the budget debate, here is an interesting article about a study on corporate CEO pay and how they actually get tax money back from the government.  Yes, that’s right, while giving themselves huge corporate paychecks, the CEOs … Continue reading

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Is Timothy Geithner A Complete idiot, Or Just A Liar?

I have to rant about this idiot Geithner.  How can he possibly say that the credit downgrading was wrong?  I’m surprised it didn’t get downgraded further.  I ask you, is a country that has an unpayable debt a good credit … Continue reading

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No Economic Crisis For All The Billionaires

Well, Forbes just put out the list of the world’s richest people.  I think many people are fascinated by billionaires.  How did they get so rich?  What do they do to make so much money?  Having been in politics and … Continue reading

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Another Global Economic Crisis On The Horizon?

It’s no secret that the world economy is a bit unstable.  All the bailouts have failed to make it any more stable, in fact, they have  made it more unstable.  So much so that the World Bank’s president, Robert Zoellick, … Continue reading

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The Harrowing Job Market

The job market is not good out there. ᅠHere is a post about one young man’s story of trying to find a job. ᅠIt’s scary for the youth of today going into the work place. ᅠIt underscores how this country … Continue reading

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Is A Recession Really A Time for A Congressional Recess?

This is an opinion with which I agree. If the country is in crisis, why is the Congress on recess.  Apparently, the recession is not interfering with their recess.  There’s a quote by President Obama like ‘Failure to restore fiscal … Continue reading

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