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Writing on the Wall

One of the more disagreeable discrepancies of American life in the 21st century is the world according to Washington’s economic bureaus and the world as it actually is.  In short, things don’t add up.  What’s more, the propaganda’s so far off the mark it’s downright insulting. Continue reading

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One Heck of a Reality Television Fight

Economic nationalism and the China bugaboo is shaping up to be one heck of a reality television fight. This is a cause that idiots on both sides can line up behind with gusto. Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking?

One benefit of hindsight is that it imparts a cheap superiority over the past blunders of others.  We certainly make more mistakes than we’d care to admit.  Why not look down our nose and acquire some lessons learned from the mistakes of others? Continue reading

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The Downside of Mindless Investing

High inflection points in life, like high inflection points in the stock market, are both humbling and instructive. One moment you think you’ve got the world by the tail. The next moment the rug’s yanked right out from under you. Continue reading

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