Monthly Archives: March 2016

President Eisenhower’s Disregarded Warning To America

U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower left office in 1961 warning the American people against their own American “Military industrial complex,” the creation and development of which had been one of his primary goals as America’s military leader for World War II. … Continue reading

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Toto, Are Americans Still in Kansas?

We heard from the ‘news media’ a few days ago that the Russians were pulling out of Syria. More recently, we have heard of Russian air support forwarding the gains now being reaped by the Assad forces there. And simultaneously, … Continue reading

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What You May NotKnow About Your Bank Deposits … (But You Should)

In the Great Depression, the profligate banks failed, insolvent. The wealth of their depositors was lost as the banks, having wasted it, could not provide it to its legitimate owners. From that failure, the banks vanished. In the 2008 financial … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our current gatherings, displayed for our edification, amusement, amazement or whatever: China: Unemployment settling in as layoffs proliferate. Jordan’s U.S. funded border wall will exclude unwanted migrants and terrorists.  (U.S. taxpayers protect Jordan’s border but not their own?) European Union: … Continue reading

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America’s ‘New Brownshirts’ of the Funded Left …

Voters are receiving lessons in reality. They see states with Bernie victorious but where Hillary comes away with lots of delegates pledged to her. They see ‘superdelegates’ appointed by party bigwigs who can  ignore voters entirely. They hear GOP leaders … Continue reading

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The Ant, The Grasshopper and the Unintended Consequences of Entitlement

Older generations were raised with the legend of the Ant and the Grasshopper. Modern ones are raised with the legend of Entitlement. The divide in America is stark and cannot be crossed; it is a bottomless boundary between present and … Continue reading

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Auto Loan High Stakes Poker (TaxpayersIn The Pot)

Congress created the 2008 financial collapse by forcing lenders toward high risk loans on housing. Too many of those were not repaid; that dumped losses onto the books of the lenders. The government papered over those losses with borrowed money, … Continue reading

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