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Trump or Clinton: The U.S. Taxpayer is Holding the Bag …

Government bookkeeping is, like most else controlled by politicians, misleading. Presently, it says that the government’s debt (to be repaid by taxpayers) stands around $19 trillion. It also says that the U.S. economy is growing, if slowly, thanks to government … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

It may not look like much but here’s another week’s worth: A former State Department IT official under deposition hid 91 times behind the 5th Amendment. The US Army may drop camouflage uniforms to return to traditional olive drab. (Report) … Continue reading

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Trump, Clinton and Hobson

Both the clowns chasing the U.S. presidency  like zombies sighting raw brains have lifted off from economics into flights of politics. Neither is even trying to sell reality anymore, probably assuming that their audience of public school graduates and dropouts … Continue reading

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Trump, Clinton, Sanders (And Maybe Joe Biden) for President … And An Opinion Of That

It seems evident that GOP voters are ready to anoint a Trump out of revulsion for the status quo, not out of Trumpian appeal. Ironically, the rise of recently Democrat Sanders seems to reflect a similar revulsion of Democrats. The … Continue reading

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Will Any Politician Save Us?

We have wondered whether it is just us, or have others noted how often politicians advocate solving a perceived problem by applying more of what has caused it in the first place? For example, a sluggish economy. Politicians advocate curing … Continue reading

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Are We Voting On The Next Herbert Hoover?

President Herbert Hoover’s slogan for the Great Depression was: “Prosperity is just around the corner.” It proved a tough corner to round. Our 2016 President elect seems likely to face similarly intractable circumstances without the present officials; ability to pretend … Continue reading

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Half of Us See the System As Rigged …

Poll: Half of Americans think that the presidential nomination system is rigged. Well, given human history plus our observations of human nature, abetted by the existence of only two political parties dividing up the political soils over so lengthy a … Continue reading

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