The recession officially ended in 2009. Government reports tell us that the United States has been in recovery for four years now. The vast majority of Americans don’t feel as if they experienced any recovery. Is it because the rate of economic growth has been the slowest in US history? Shouldn’t the average American feel […]Read more "What Recovery? __ Part I, Velocity of Money"
Maybe it’s just me. Maybe I am not always as thorough in scanning the news sources of the Web as I think I am. Or, maybe we have been bombarded with so much bad news since 2007/2008 that we’ve become mind-numbed and many events just don’t register any more. Or, maybe our government and their […]Read more "Under the Radar News or A Case of Ho-hum?"
Our boys and girls on Capital Hill all think they are good with numbers. THEY ARE NOT! Let’s start with the Democrats. Every time they raise taxes to increase revenue, it doesn’t. They invest spend billions on ethanol subsidies to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, it doesn’t. They invest spend nearly a trillion dollars to stimulate the economy, it […]Read more "The Numbers Game on Capital Hill"
The following poem was originally published by The Bard of Murdock on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. The Tortoise and the Hair Article link: Desert tortoise website comes under fire from ‘Sheriff’ Biden When searching for a head of state, The trait of your best candidate Is he who matches personnel With jobs they can […]Read more "It’s Sunday (Father’s Day) with the Bard of Murdock"
After all, death will put an end to your pain. That seems to be the sage advice coming out of the top officials at our beloved Federal Reserve. A big Hat Tip to Adrienne at Adrienne’s Corner for her recommended reading list that included this article from The Economic Collapse blog. The article has several […]Read more "Dr Fed Says: If Two Asprin Don’t Do The Trick, Take The Whole Bottle"