Tag Archives: Donald Trump

On Making A Silk Purse From A Sow’s Ear

Assessing the two candidates for our 2016 presidential election reminds us of two famous quotes about America. One was Benjamin Franklin’s as he left the constitutional convention in Philadelphia, in response to a question asking what sort of government they … Continue reading

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Central Bank Snake Oil Persists …

 Central banks keep trying stimulus strategies that don’t work. Of course variations on government spending of money extracted from the economy cannot stimulate said economy. Government creates no wealth; it is the ultimate consumer of wealth. Government cannot stimulate an … Continue reading

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Political Theater, John C. CAlhoun and Donald Trump

In Milwaukee, a Police shooting sparked a  riot. Channeling Ferguson, Baltimore and a lengthening list of other places, the riot was based upon false information and outside organization. Yes, the victim was black. No, he was not unarmed nor was … Continue reading

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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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Trump Faces Immigration, Fails Economics?

We have complained of the lack of substance in the current presidential campaign and especially of the lack of economic substance since the U.S. economy is no longer supporting a middle class and too much wealth is forsaking those citizens … Continue reading

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WhyAn Elected Trump Must Fail

Mostly, politicians fail for the same reason: They do not fulfill their promises. The same is applicable to government generally. And no more can Donald Trump fulfill his promises nor the wider expectations he has generated among voters. He must … Continue reading

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Mr. Trump Is Not Alone: Whom Are His Friends?

Trump/Sanders are respectively receiving the ‘upstart’ treatment from their political parties. As Mr. Trump has regularly supported politicians and amassed political influence to the point of acquiring a wide circle of politically engaged friends and acquaintances, he is only theoretically … Continue reading

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