Author Archives: MN Gordon

Have We Entered the New Dark Ages?

There’s never a good time to spew printing press money into the economy.  But the years 2020-21 were particularly bad.  That’s because governments the world over locked down their economies for no good reason at all. Continue reading

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The Backstory on Our California Exodus

Along the 32nd parallel, in San Diego, where the western march of America’s manifest destiny collides with the Pacific Ocean, the sunsets are always perfect.
The view from the coast here is due west. It is also south of the Channel Islands. The setting is completely unobstructed. Continue reading

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Is the IRS Coming for You?

This week, while you were busy working, President Biden signed what he says is, “one of the most significant laws in our history.” It’s called the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022. The name implies it will reduce inflation. How pumping $750 billion into preferred sectors of the economy will reduce inflation is unclear. Continue reading

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Why Labor Productivity Has Collapsed

Recession. Raging consumer price inflation. A Presidential administration that seeks to confuse and obfuscate what’s really going on. These are the realities facing American workers in the dog days of August circa 2022. Continue reading

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