Monthly Archives: January 2015

Thanks Obamacare

Here, in chart form, is the primary source of spending-based “growth” for the US economy in the fourth quarter, the same source that bumped up final Q3 GDP from 3.9% to 5.0%.  And just in case it is still unclear … Continue reading

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Look Out Below

On April 11, 2014, I posted this chart of the stock market (DOW Jones Industrial Average): https://virginiapatriot1776.wordpress.com/2014/04/11/stock-market-update-in-3-pics/ I said that the long term stock market up trend was in danger of breaking.  Well it is a slow process, but now … Continue reading

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Obamacare ‘will not add one dime to the deficit’ – how about over $1.35 TRILLION

Remember this? How many dimes does $ 1,350,000,000,000.00 come to? The figure does not come from a right wing web site, but from The wildly optimistic Congressional Budget Office report that revised cost estimates for the next 10 years Government … Continue reading

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How To Buy A BMW On Food Stamps

Sign me up! The auto junk paper market is so out of hand that an unemployed NYC food stamp recipient recently got a $30,770 loan to buy her daughter a BWM 328xi so that she could drive to work…..in style, … Continue reading

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Bread and Circuses (Not All Inflation Is About Footballs)

By Guy Christopher I know it’s easy to brush off those constantly mounting reports and stories of decay, destruction, and despair. I sometimes find myself ignoring as much bad news as possible, just to keep my sanity. Then I realize … Continue reading

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When the government steals your personal data, it’s for your own good

President Obama on Monday proposed a new law called the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act, which would create new rules for how companies handle their customer information. It also would criminalize international trade in stolen personal identity information. From … Continue reading

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Bill Proposed To Allow Voting Without US Citizenship

Once upon a time, long ago, in a country far, far away, there was a saying “no taxation without representation.” Well, in America’s transition to an utopia of French or even Venezuelan caliber, for half the population taxation became an … Continue reading

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