Tag Archives: Depression

Trump/Clinton: Clowning For A Poisonned Chalice?

We note that Hillary is bathed in poor light reflected from Benghazi and from her email practices. We suppose all sides prefer to shadow Benghazi under the glare of the less reprehensible emails because the former attracts too much attention … Continue reading

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Reality per: The Government, The News and in Real Life …

We noticed tonight that the US government thinks that ISIS downed the Russian flight with a smuggled bomb on board. We notice too that the downed Malaysian flight over Ukraine has been left in the fog, mostly. The investigators reportedly … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

So another batch of accumulated information: One of the reasons Social Security pensions won’t rise but it costs us more to live: How the US government doesn’t notice inflation. (Well, one of them.) NOTE: Those with Medicare premiums withheld from … Continue reading

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The Magician’s Assisstant Wriggles Her ISIS To Distract Us From Ukraine …

The manufactured Ferguson ‘crisis’ having gone its appointed way, we are now bombarded with the ISIS crisis to replace it. We are glued to Arabs murdering Arabs for being insufficiently Moslem, a game played without cease for centuries in those … Continue reading

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Has Dr. Strangelove Entered Ukraine On A White Horse?

While American media was distracted by ISIS and Ferguson, Russia appears to have invaded eastern Ukraine. Several thousand Russian troops and 100 tanks are reported fighting their way along the Ukrainian coast, relieving the pressure the Urrainian military had been … Continue reading

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Maybe Janet Yellen Knows…

Just as Janet Yelling is taking over the Fed from ‘Helicopter’ Ben Benanke, something is happening. Last October, Chase Bank put a limit on cash withdrawals and international transfers. Banks generally do that to fend off a possible run on … Continue reading

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A ‘Roadrunner Moment’ At The Federal Reserve (And In Your Pocket…)?

“Helicopter’ Ben Bernanke, the retiring Fed Chairman, regretted in his las speech that the government had not spent more in its response to financial collapse since 2008. ‘Helicopter” Ben was awarded his nickname after a speech wherein he equated the … Continue reading

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Will Wal-Mart Workers Walk Tomorrow? (If They Do, Then What?)

The stillborn Fast Food Strike now receding, union-less (and cheap) Wal-Mart is to be attacked tomorrow, September 5th with union-organized employee walkouts in 15 big cities, primarily bastions of Democrat government. The recent smug self-satisfaction of America’s big private-sector unions … Continue reading

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An Old Road We’ve Been Down Before (And Just Don’t Want To Remember…)

“Money” is an article…a short article at that, which  lays out the facts. Facts in fact, free of politicians’ baloney. It’s worth a read. If you can’t be bothered, (It IS your money going down the drain) here’s the short … Continue reading

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Our Ephemeral ‘Recovery’

We’ve reported the dropping economic shoes from time to time, recently in South America, when such events show the realities behind our Panglossian economic ‘recovery.’ Another bit of gritty reality has just appeared from China: Tarnishing Steel. The linked report will … Continue reading

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