Category Archives: Recession

President Obama Is Saving Us All

As the NSA (National Security Agency)  or “Shhh …” as it is known to its friends (all both of them) drifts from public attention attention back into its preferred obscurity, we have been struck by a stroke of inspiration. Nobody … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene… (Politically Uncorrected)

For those prepared to think, this week’s scene seems pretty heavy. As always, you decide for yourself; you’ll know what I think. Now you see it… now you don’t. California provided a small business tax break about six years ago; … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Term Limits,Our nation’s Capitol leads us; D.C. has decreed that its residents who have ‘transitioned’ their birth gender to another one, may request a replacement birth certificate with the gender info ‘corrected’. Obstetricians may have to start entering that information … Continue reading

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When You Wish Upon A Fed…

Our economy is recovering, right? The stock market has risen, real estate prices likewise and the government says things are improving. Thank Obama! Of course, the numbers of people employed haven’t changed much and folks are still facing layoffs. New … Continue reading

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Another Tale of Two Cities (And a Poem)

Our empty Chinese metropolis awaits its best of times, when its emptiness will be filled by throngs of Chinese migrating off the land into cities in China’s long-delayed industrial revolution. While it waits, it represents an enormous investment of resources … Continue reading

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Gleanings From the Passing Scene: (Politically Uncorrected)

Atlanta School District officials complained that they were being prosecuted like mobsters, merely because they organized to provide false grades for hordes of students. President Bush’s ‘No Child Left Behind’ testing was making their district look bad; they were just … Continue reading

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Here They Come Again…Hide Your Money! (And Grab Your Phone)

The Internet Sales Tax is Senate Leader Harry Reid’s latest raid on your standard of living, popped out of the air now with a quick vote planned ASAP. (Before people hear about it and raise a fuss.) Harry obviously doesn’t care that … Continue reading

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Test Question (Pick One): We are in RECOVERY or in RECESSION or in DEPRESSION

Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. Do you know whether we are in recovery (Dems) or stuck in recession (GOP)? The White House clearly states that things are getting better; we’re in recovery. Of course, they’ve been … Continue reading

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The Sound of a Second Shoe, Dropping…

We recently noted two South American markers (with some surprise) as the onset of the next phase of the world’s economic collapse. We expected some time to pass before the next one turned up. We were optimists… Last time, we … Continue reading

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Tinkling Cymbals and Sounding Brass…Do Little for the State of the Union

What is the state of the union today? Here is the Associated Press Fact Check with comments on the Presidents’s speech (“Overreaching”) and on Senator Rubio’s rebuttal. We note that while professional, the AP is no more objective than any other … Continue reading

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