The Rot in the Obama-Trump Economy Is Beginning to Stink

My Comments: I have issues with this article title. For one thing, it only stinks if you have a good sense of smell, or in this case an intellectual curiosity to explore things you don’t already fully understand. Unfortunately, there’s a substantial percentage of our population that has no clue what we’re talking about and …

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The Trump Presidency May Have Just Entered Its ‘Endgame’

My Comments: I’ve practiced as a financial planner and investment advisor for over 43 years. During those years I’ve held myself to what is known in law, medicine, accounting, and other professions as a fiduciary standard. Simply stated, our actions and behavior must be legally, morally, and perhaps ethically, in our client/patients best interest. Period. …

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Republicans Hate Deficits. Or at Least That’s What They Claim

My Comments: First my apologies for those of you who have little understanding of economics. You are clearly not alone as this article suggests. I’m reasonably well versed, having studied it since I was a college sophmore some 50 plus years ago. I consider Paul Krugman among the foremost authorities on global economics and his …

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The death of our Siemens factory is the result of another Trump lie

My Comments: What is described here is gut wrenching for me. Much of that is because the Democratic Party was, and perhaps remains, tone deaf to the malaise that gripped working people across the country as we approached 2016. As before, we cannot remake the past, only influence the future. My efforts to make positive …

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Why the American Middle Class Is Disappearing

(and What It Will Mean for the Economy) My Comments: I’ve written previously about the danger of income inequality. You only have to look at countries in the middle east to understand the chaos and turmoil in countries where the middle class barely exists. Any population without a realistic ability to rise above poverty is …

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The clear message in the United States’ shifting demographics

My Comments: Do you want to re-invent the present so it more closely resembles the past that you know and understand and were happy with? Good luck with that. The present and the future is the only thing we can influence. Whether it’s over millennia or the next decade, the sooner you come to terms …

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Life is going to turn very nasty if we can’t solve the growth puzzle

My Comments: I’ve written before about income inequality and the effect it will have on society if we do not find a solution. The ever long crisis in the Middle East arises from vast segments of the population having very little compared to a small ruling class who have a lot. Using religion as a …

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