Tag: American economy
Information on the coronavirus runs rampant, confusing Americans. Experts offer conflicting opinions. Where do we turn and what do we believe?
The coronavirus is laying bare all the weaknesses of the American economic system. Debt. Deficits. Mismanagement. What will happen next?
We’re in a full-blown Inflate-or-Die economy, with a volatile stock market, low Treasury yields, and dropping transport numbers…
The end of the stock market boom is unpredictable. But each passing day brings us a day closer to when it will crash and burn.
The bull stock market has suffered through a couple rough days. Trade wars…impeachment…recession warnings… — commentators look for explanations.
Three mayors. Three failures. Which just goes to show how much Baltimore has changed.
You ran up $22 trillion in debt by 2019. Who did you think was going to pay that? Not you. Donald Trump was already 72. And the average baby boomer was in his 60s, getting ready for retirement.
And now, the runaway train gathers speed. The federal deficit was $587 billion in Obama’s last year. Mr. Trump’s budget increases it to $1 trillion.
I’m in New Plymouth, on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand (NZ). The bolthole search continues. You’ll find more on that below.
What kind of a Commander in Chief would describe brave and heroic achievements from more than half a century ago, but lack the courage to confront an ongoing pattern of wasted lives and wasted trillions?
In America today, it is almost impossible — politically — to cut government spending or to raise taxes. That leaves debt as the only way forward.
After a week at the family farm, we had come back to the city for New Year’s Eve. But hardly had the new year begun when the echoes of the old year filled the streets and alleyways.