Category Archives: Economics

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your week’s assortment: The War On Trump: A dyspeptic take from a reality-struck observer. (Article) India: Update (Article) Will the attempt to replace cash with electrons disintegrate the economy? A mysterious reappearance: A ship that disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle … Continue reading

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POPE FRANCIS AND PRESIDENT TRUMP: TWIN REVOLUTIONARIES?

Twins, certainly. Both represent frightened and fed up electors rejecting their own respective establishments. Both Roman Catholic Cardinals and American voters have pinned their hopes upon unlikely figures snatched from the sidelines in what amount to leaps of faith. A … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another week’s worth: Trump’s “Tax Reform” per David Stockman (President Reagan’s budget boss): “Trump is a kid in a candy store who wants one of everything … without paying for any of it.” The current spending bill in Congress demonstrates … Continue reading

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North Korea, Financial Reality and A Few Simple Questions

Given that compassionate Progressives have run U.S. big cites, most states and the Federal government most of the time since the early 1930’s, how is it that: S. median household income is in continued decline? So many more people have … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Seven days of data, some of it news: The incestuous nature of U.S. politics peeps through some cracks? (Report) The United Nations added Saudi Arabia to its Commission on Womens’ Rights? (Report) (Sorry, couldn’t find a laugh track …) Will … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The U.S. Left is pushing to add younger voters. (Report) (Brainwashed public school kids, right?) Americans aren’t moving anymore. (Article) (Neither socially, economically nor physically: a static society and a static economy) (Until the dam breaks …) … Continue reading

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A Potemkin Economy, Constructed By Corrupt Politicians? Or Is That Too Hard On Those Promising Our Welfare?

Total U.S. debt averages $828,000 per family. The percentage of working Americans has fallen back to late 1070’s levels (When there were still some housewives). The average student borrower owed $35,000 after graduation with a bachelor’s degree. The average U.S. … Continue reading

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