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Maxine Waters Drops the Hammer on Powell and Mnuchin

This week Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin were called upon by the House Financial Services Committee to provide answers. Somehow, their efforts to deliver upon the directive of the CARES Act did not live up to certain expectations. Magic wands were waved. Yet they only made asset holders richer. Continue reading

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Tasting the Forbidden Fruit of Free Money

There’s something irresistibly magical and intoxicating about the promise of free money. For it promises life without labor…and life without limits. Moreover, once a nation has taken a bite there’s no going back. Free money, you see, is so delicious that too much is never enough. Continue reading

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China’s Debts are Coming Due at the Worst Possible Time

The economic consequences of coronavirus are quickly piling up like garbage along the streets of Los Angeles.  Breaking supply chains, closed Chinese factories, iPhone disruptions, and massive shortages of Chinese made products.  These developments will most definitely get worse before they get better. Continue reading

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Smart Programs of Capital Destruction

These days everything must be smart.  There are smart cities, smart grids, smart policies, smart TVs, smart cars, smartphones, smart watches, smart shoes, and smart glasses.  There’s even something called smart underwear. Before long everything around us will be so … Continue reading

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