Tag: Economy

Why Would You Trust These People

Opinions vary enormously about the merits of government-imposed lockdowns in response to the coronavirus.  Some data gets flung here, other data is paraded there, all amidst fiery discussions of the reality and relative importance of concepts that most of us…

Swamponomics

NEWS FLASH:   Experts say there is no inflation  – unless you eat, rent or own your home, or seek medical care. The U.S. government claims that there is no increase in prices, except for things that consumers are buying. That…

The Moving Forward To Destruction Act

The White House has kept Trump’s plan to spend $1 trillion to fix America’s crumbling infrastructure, from highways to roads to water on the backburner, waiting to reveal the card when it was expedient.  As it turns out, Trump now…

Greasing the Skids Toward Socialism?

One fallout of the Covid-19 crisis is its severe thrashing of our economy. Not only have all the impressive economic gains of the Trump administration evaporated, but we are now adding to our national debt in scary ways. I hope…

Your Business is Essential

What the hell is an essential job and an essential business? Who is more essential, the cop, or the kid in the mall-kiosk who fixes my phone? Fortunately, that decision shouldn’t be up to a politician or a judge. It…

Your Business is Essential

What the hell is an essential job and an essential business? Who is more essential, the cop, or the kid in the mall-kiosk who who fixes my phone? Fortunately, that decision shouldn’t be up to a politician or a judge.…

Creating Money From Nothing

Fitch Ratings estimates that the world’s central banks will create a total of $6 trillion this year. Of course, they won’t literally be printing the money – that would be physically impossible.  You’d have to stack $100 bills 630 miles…

Who We Are as a Nation

Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh writes: America used to mean something. The Statue of Liberty represented independence, what it meant collectively to be an American. There was a reason why millions risked life and limb to come to our shores. We…

Enough Already!

After several months of non-stop media hysteria, a growing number of Americans are finally getting sick and tired of hearing about the dangers of Covid-19 and reminded about the precautions they must make. It is getting nauseating for every news…