Monthly Archives: November 2011

In Defense of Government Fraud

For aging baby boomers, and their retirement accounts, the stock market over the past decade has been a severe disappointment.  Many will have to work longer, for a retirement lifestyle dramatically compromised from what they were expecting.  Some will not … Continue reading

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Smiling with Gratitude

The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that the economy grew at an annual rate of 2 percent in the third quarter…a downward revision from the initial 2.5 percent estimate made last month.  More importantly, it was reported that after-tax, inflation-adjusted incomes … Continue reading

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Go Occupy Yourself

Popular movements have their messiahs.  Those eager to standup and champion the codswallop of the day.  They have little regard for substance and clear thinking; they’re enamored with the indecency of the moment. Take Che Guevara, for instance.  The Argentine … Continue reading

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Congressional Super Committee Farce

Shortly after the opening bell on Wednesday, the price of oil topped $100 per barrel…a 26 percent increase in less than two months.  What gives? The Associated Press tells us it was the Labor Department’s Wednesday report, that consumer prices … Continue reading

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