Tag Archives: economy

Wal-mart as the new head of state

(Plucked out of an email.  I cleaned this up a bit, but the factual points are quite intriguing.) 1. Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart every hour  of every day.  2. This works out to $20,928 profit every minute! 3. Wal-Mart will sell more from … Continue reading

Posted in serious | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Keeping own property = benefit per Pelosi. The arrogance!

(edited to add a resource below detailing the changes) Firstly, about this “tax cut” bill.  It’s not a tax cut.  The fiscally responsible folks in Congress stopped a tax hike.  The irresponsible ones, those who have no idea of what … Continue reading

Posted in serious | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Scary: China holds our debt, the Cold War never ended, now — China, Russia quit dollar

China and Russia have decided to renounce the US dollar and resort to using their own currencies for bilateral trade, Premier Wen Jiabao and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin announced late on Tuesday. via China, Russia quit dollar. What will … Continue reading

Posted in serious | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thanks … for the stim-u-lus … Oh, well, it was swell while it lasted

(To the tune of Bob Hope‘s “Thanks for the Memories” and apologies to him.)  By the way, you can subscribe to this blog in the box to your right. What are the consequences of federal policies, and what is the … Continue reading

Posted in serious | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Advice from a (self-admitted) drunken sailor

This was sent to me by my cycling-fanatic friend Don and it is advice that all should heed. Besides, being ex-Navy myself I can attest to the wisdom of the source:

Posted in fun, serious | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Don’t Cry for me Argentina — America

Don’t Cry for me Argentina America … you have to watch this if you care about the fiscal disaster which America is rapidly becoming. Besides, the music alone is worth it. Argentina was once a thriving country and was driven … Continue reading

Posted in serious | Tagged , | Leave a comment

HOW IMMIGRATION AND MULTICULURALISM DESTROYED DETROIT

This is a must read article. I am NOT expressing an opinion about either immigration — whether any form of it is good or bad — or multiculturalism (whatever that means to different people). But this writer appears to have … Continue reading

Posted in serious | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Business and Media Institute — Guarding the news of our Free Enterprise System

The engine of America’s freedom and prosperity (yes, they go hand-in-hand) is our system of free enterprise. It is under attack now more than ever in a steady march toward facism. No, I don’t think I’m being an extremist in … Continue reading

Posted in serious | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What’s your view of what’s wrong in America?

My view is that NOTHING is wrong in America — not in the REAL America. It’s the politics in Washington that is trampling on the Constitution, spending us into the poor house, and padding the pockets of special interests that’s … Continue reading

Posted in serious | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Big Bill: Debt and Developed Countries

The current cover of The Economist is awfully on-point, with a giant ball and chain attached to a crawling baby. It is, of course, the debt bill faced by the developed world, which is the biggest in history. The entire … Continue reading

Posted in serious | Tagged , | Leave a comment