Category Archives: Economy

Unsolicited Advice to Fed Chair Powell

Behind closed doors, President Trump and Fed Chair Jay Powell are in freak out mode.  President Trump wants lower interest rates and artificial stimulus to fabricate GDP growth into the 2020 election year.  His prospects for a second term in office depend on it. Fed Chair Powell knows the economy’s toast.  Annualized GDP growth for the first quarter of 2019 was recently estimated at just 1.3 percent.  But he cannot yet admit it.  Specifically, he cannot cut rates just yet without triggering a market panic. Continue reading

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As the Madness Turns

This is the mad world we live in. A world that will only get madder as policies of desperation are rolled out in earnest to keep the price of money cheap, the price of assets high, and the government swindlers in Washington flush with money borrowed on the backs of the unborn. But make no mistake, this madness will turn. First it will turn to fear, then to anger, and then to death… Continue reading

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How to Escape Like Willie Boy

The America we thought we knew – the country we learned about in grade school – vanished long ago. In truth, it was gone well before we stepped foot in our first classroom. But America’s myths and legends remain. Continue reading

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The Recline and Flail of Western Civilization and Other 2019 Predicitions

Today, as we prepare to close out the old, we offer a vast array of tidings. We bring words of doom and despair. We bring words of contemplation and reflection. And we also bring words of hope and sunshine. After all, the New Year’s nearly here. What better time than now to turn over a new leaf? New dreams, new directions, and new delusions, are all before us like a patch of ripe strawberries. Today’s the day to make a double fisted grab for all of them – and more. Continue reading

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