What is the Value of Amazon, If Not for Government?
August 7, 2020 08:34 Posted in: Economy, Featured, Policy - Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently sold about $3.1 billion worth of shares in his company, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission compiled by OpenInsider. Bezos says he was selling about $1 billion of Amazon stock a year to fund his space exploration company, Blue Origin. Amazon shares are on a terror this year and are up an… Continue Reading
It’s not Trump vs. Biden; It’s Freedom vs. Totalitarianism
July 31, 2020 09:27 Posted in: Culture, Economy, Elections, Trump - For all of his flaws (who among us does not have flaws?), Donald Trump is representative of a philosophy that seeks to continue the American experiment based on the values of individual liberty, freedom, and human goodness. Joe Biden is representative of a philosophy marked by intolerance, division, and utter destruction. Many voters, particularly those apathetic to the two-party system… Continue Reading
Fighting Over the Crumbs, the Great Diversion from Class to Race
July 31, 2020 08:46 Posted in: Culture, Economy - The police killing of George Floyd has prompted a remarkable increase in the public's receptivity to the Black Lives Matter movement. Just as noteworthy, though, is a parallel rise in support for more wide-ranging policy solutions to address the broader problem of racial, ethnic, and gender discrimination - tribalism. However, most of the focus on policy solutions is on the… Continue Reading
Op-Ed: Moral Collapse and Coronavirus to Push America into Monetary Chaos then Military Control?
July 29, 2020 09:40 Posted in: Culture, Economy - Thinking people are strapping themselves to the mast as the storm rages around them. We have observed a moral collapse in recent years exacerbated by the malicious coronavirus. The subsequent national shutdown is generating monetary chaos in the economy that could sink the ship of state. Most nations are staring into the face of financial chaos and political upheaval precipitated… Continue Reading
Op-Ed: U.S. Financial Future – Slowdown, Shutdown, and Shakedown!
July 27, 2020 09:54 Posted in: Economy - The various bubbles - housing, stock market, banking, etc., will go pop, pop, pop, and pop! I have been part of the doom and gloom crowd concerning the economy for many years, but there is no way I could have seen what has happened. I never envisioned an invisible bug - the Chinese coronavirus - that would add a new… Continue Reading
The China House of Cards, What is their Geopolitical Strategy?
July 22, 2020 08:49 Posted in: Economy, Featured, Policy - One of the most important developments in the world over the last few decades has been the rise of China as a new world power. China, whose Communist Party government has ruled now for more than 70 years, will soon have major geopolitical strategic decisions to make. Many believe that China is a house of cards ready to fall. Is… Continue Reading
Is the Federal Reserve Sowing Seeds of Marxism?
July 15, 2020 08:30 Posted in: Economy - Wealth inequality has become a major talking point for those primarily on the Left who are vehemently against capitalism. Often espoused by leftist professors, lawmakers, and think tanks, the increasing disparity in wealth among Americans has been a growing concern. Many have questioned for years whether the Federal Reserve and their fiat currency monetary system is a fundamental fraud in… Continue Reading
Buildings are Sexist! The WOKE Idea of the Week
July 14, 2020 09:58 Posted in: Culture, Economy, Events, Media, Policy - Buildings are sexist! The urban landscape is nothing more than a testament to white supremacy, particularly that of the evil, sexist, straight (cisgender) white male. Well, it is, according to Leslie Kern, author of "Feminist City - Claiming Space in a Man-made World," who also proclaims that skyscrapers are simply "Upward-thrusting buildings ejaculating into the sky." In the reality of… Continue Reading
Coronavirus Crisis Gives Universal Basic Income a Second Life
June 5, 2020 09:26 Posted in: Economy, Policy - The ghost of Richard Cloward and Frances Piven's radical dream, commonly known as the Cloward - Piven Strategy is reincarnated in the flesh of Coronavirus, which presents an opportunity for its proponents to implement the scheme laid out in a 1966 article titled "The Weight of the Poor: A Strategy to End Poverty." The piece, written by Cloward and Piven,… Continue Reading
Macron Loses Absolute Parliment Majority, What Next for France – More Fear?
May 20, 2020 08:09 Posted in: Economy, Events - French President Emmanuel Macron's ruling La Republique en Marche (LREM) party lost is an absolute majority in the National Assembly on Tuesday with the official creation of new political grouping. This new political grouping a rejection of Macron politics for a more conservative approach? No. The defections are politicians moving further to the left and more state control over the… Continue Reading