Category Archives: Economics

THE UGLY, THE BAD AND THE GOOD – (part 3 of 3) – The Good

In the first two parts of this series I set the stage with historical facts from two different eras that helped us understand the circumstances of 2014. You may well ask, “So what can be “The Good” about this frightening … Continue reading

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THE UGLY, THE BAD AND THE GOOD – (part 2 of 3) – The Bad

In the first part of this 3 part series, we made some contrasts between the days of ancient Rome and modern day America. In part 2, “The Bad”, we’ll look back a decade or so at our economic policies and … Continue reading

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THE UGLY, THE BAD AND THE GOOD – (part 1 of 3) – Fair Warning

I know its supposed to be the good, the bad and the ugly, but I’d rather get the bad stuff over with first. Noted poet and author Oscar Wilde said “Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage … Continue reading

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Seven Factors Leading Us To An Economic Downturn (part 2)

  That takes us to factor four; Pricing ourselves out of the manufacturing market so that our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) couldn’t grow, creating massive unemployment. Through the years, the U.S. had developed the highest corporate tax rate, the highest … Continue reading

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Bubbles and more bubbles

Lets look at seven major bubbles that have effected the US economy. First a bubble is an over expanded (or blown up too big) factor in the economy.  How does a bubble form?  When an outside source of interference in the economy (like … Continue reading

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America’s Economic Ages:

    The Agricultural Age — North America was founded by groups of hardy individuals who felt they would rather starve in the forests of the new continent than stand in the breadlines of Europe. Thus began the North American … Continue reading

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Economics 101

Are we in as much economic trouble as the media is saying?   Nope!  we are in a lot more trouble than that!   Let’s  look at some of the expert’s opinions…  David Walker — Comptroller General of the U.S. for … Continue reading

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