Category Archive: Politics

Mar
29

Yes we can, but not again…

Well, it seems like nothing will ever change.  The best looking, slick-sounding candidates seem to be getting the attention of the media.  In Germany, no one knows who Ron Paul is.  Everyone laughed at the charts from Ross Perot.  It seems that all of those things are coming to fruition.  Of course no one is …

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Jan
09

Dear Mr. President…

Well, with all due respect to Pink, I think she needs a new song. A story:   One of broken promises and misplaced trust.  Here is the letter I wrote (but forged Jonathan’s name to), to Mr. Obama: Dear Mr. Obama, It is with deep regret that I write that you have failed.  You promised …

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Nov
10

Ok…I am back…financial advice. Comments and opinion…Oh yes, the end of the world…

I received this email from my Father: [Frank], apparently there is something going on  behind the scenes….check out King World News –Gold Pool…yesterday a gent named Richerds(spelling?) wrote  an article on the suppression of Gold price and the Deutsch mark… look it up…what do you think of this idea…buy now? or wait it out? I …

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Oct
14

Maybe this could be called ‘Part 4′ but really you should have all the info you need by now…

If you are looking for more information about the protest against banks and Wall Street, then you did not follow all of the links in the previous posts…However I am sure there will be something pertinent in the following… Well, recently in the news was a report of a ‘Terrorist Plot’, or whatever your chosen …

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Oct
09

Once again? ‘Where’s the Beef?’ Protesting is great, but I would like to see some solutions…

OK, so in the last post we covered a bit about banks, investment and the Federal Reserve.  One of the things that has been bothering me since hearing the first reports of the ‘Wall-Street occupation’ is that there seems to be absolutely no direction to the protests.  Of course people are frustrated, heck I have …

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Oct
07

OK…Part 2….let’s improve the curve.

Alright, for those of joining us late, or coming late to class, please refer to the last post: What do banks do?.  No problem, I’ll wait until you catch up.  As they say here, “the paper is patient.” I will have you know I am missing the Germany vs. Turkey Football (Soccer for those in …

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Oct
06

Banks? Jeepers. People have a really shallow learning curve…a bit of info so you know what you are protesting against.

Well, for those of you who missed the first ‘warm-up’ on economics, look here:  Economics 101. Here is Banking 101. As an intro, you might want to read this: Billions for the Bankers; Debts for the people.  Read it, and you can spare reading the rest of this post. First off, I would like to …

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Sep
19

Jobs Program? Where’s the beef?

  Ok, it has been ages since I have written anything, and here is probably the least productive use of my efforts, but as they say in Germany “ich habe jetzt meine Schnauzevoll!”   (Try google translator if you don’t understand.) I have been harping for years; that would be for almost 20, about the ‘big-box …

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Mar
28

I cannot believe that reality is so hard to understand. Perhaps you are too busy?

I have not finished this piece yet, but as I have provided a link to it, need to put in online. Content includes the following (Commentary to follow shortly). Made in America – Diane Sawyer Check the can before you buy China ate my Jeans Blog A tale of two cities A tale of two …

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Feb
27

What’s all of the Ruckus in Wisconsin?

OK people.  Hopefully someone will take the time to read this through, and give constructive comments…I have been reading about the Wisconsin protests and now am receiving emails from MoveOn.org, saying they are going to stage a protest in Philadelphia in support of the plight of the people in Wisconsin.  If you are on Facebook, …

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