Category Archives: Economicix

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Here are the items that floated to the top this week: Dead people redeemed over $2B in food stamp benefits, the Inspector General reported. (We knew dead people voted; do they eat food too?) California’s Governor Brown wants a 42% … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your Saturday’s selection of the weeks’ happenings, opinions, data and nonsense: The Senate is processing an illegal alien protection extension bill with support from both parties. (To get it done before Trump?) A new House bill would provide law enforcement … Continue reading

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Today’s Politics Enlightened By P.T. Barnum

It appears that the Turks have now invaded Syria, adding themselves to Russians, Iranians, Lebanese (Hezbollah), Iraqis (ISIS) and various special forces incognito. The Turks are there to kill and cripple Kurds so far as possible. That is because Turks … Continue reading

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Female Voices, Culture and Behavior (Then and Nowd)

Fox News was on a wall screen recently as we walked through a space. A bevy of gilded, fast speaking and clearly educated women with a couple of men were holding forth on current affairs. A hostess was in charge. … Continue reading

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Does Your Tax Preparer Represent You – Or The Government?

Per our local newspaper, the IRS is setting out to regulate such commercial tax folks as H. &R. Block and the CPA’s are up in arms over it. Both parties – CPA’s and IRS – seek to persuade you that … Continue reading

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If We Could Consult Benjamin Franklin OnThe 2016 Election

Norman Lear reportedly defined the heavy Trump support as “America’s middle finger.” Priceless and perfect, seems to us. Also, a bit overdue. If we shake up all the current candidates polling high enough to be taken seriously,we can sort them … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected

An economic analyst noticed that the Government’s numbers apparently aren’t adding up: He expected the usual relationship between employment, productivity and GDP in the recent reports … Some of the GOP leaders pushing supersecret ObamaTrade haven’t read it? (Good grief; … Continue reading

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