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THE INCREDULOUS SHRINKING PRESIDENT

August 31, 2013

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President Obama may be shrinking in the hearts and minds of his people, but he has always been at his most powerful and persuasive when he has seemed the odd man out. He reaches the height of his oratorical abilities. Witness our lesson for yesterday: “We don’t want the world to be paralyzed,” Obama said […]

Do We Need A Write-In Candidate for President?

June 13, 2012

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Can there still be a write-in campaign for President? We live in a talentless political landscape coping with 40% loss of income for middle-class America, terrorism and Lindsay Lohan. Neither education nor therapy seems to work here anymore. Our politicians only make the news when they make a mistake; our Hollywood stars are expected to […]

Carla Bruni in Marrakesh: Arab Pro-Democracy Activists Angered.

December 26, 2011

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Global anger of the have nots against the haves is getting rather ridiculous.  Last week, Carla Bruni Sarkozy, wife of France’s President, flew out to Morocco ahead of her husband with their  infant daughter to spend the holidays.  Of course for security and other reasons (she was there accompanied by 10 body guards) she has […]

Inflation, Interest Rates and Jobs – Where Are We Headed?

October 27, 2011

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Back in January, 2011 when the members of the Board of Governors and Presidents of the Federal Reserve Banks met, participants viewed the outlook for economic activity and inflation as having weakened significantly since last October, when their last projections were made. As indicated in Table 1 and depicted in Figure 1, participants projected that […]

Study of Businesses and Their Connectivity Raises Concern for Global Economic Stability

October 20, 2011

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Here’s a scary bedtime story I found at midnight tonight: ‘One super-corporation runs the global economy’… and it could be terrifyingly unstable Well, now, we of a suspicious nature who believe in conspiracies will almost feel justified.  And then to learn that Banks are the largest players…. A University of Zurich study ‘proves’ that a […]

Newt Gingrich – It’s Not a Surge But He is Steadily Rising in Some Polls

October 18, 2011

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In recent days, various polls including Rasmussen have Gingrich down as having moved slowly to a distant 3rd place behind Romney and Cain.  This has prompted a spilling of ink over the possibility that Gingrich may be the come from behind dark horse.  Over at the Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz  has written: Newt Gingrich summoned […]

Princeton Prof West and Travis Smiley See Socialism in Bank Bailouts

October 14, 2011

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Right on Professor West.  West is Cornel West the Democratic politico better known as “radical” who endeavors to keep the Martin Luther King Legacy alive. Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual.  He is the Class of 1943 University Professor at Princeton University.  He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in three years […]