Archive for April 2013

A GREAT SUMMARY OF WHERE WE HAVE BEEN AND WHERE WE WILL GO ECONOMICALLY

April 26, 2013

THIS PIECE

caught my attention by giving a simple explanation for the recent plunge in gold prices.  Also reveals a strategy I have suggested hedge funds have been using  to control the market.

Makes very clear the cause and affects of stupid economic policy the last 30 years.  Not a pretty picture.

 

MORE ON THE SUPPOSED RECOVERT

April 26, 2013

My last post gave you some charts to look at.  Today Mike Whitney did his take on the same charts. add these charts to those and you get a good picture of where we are at and worse yet where we are headed.

Then consider the City Manager just installed in Detroit , among his first acts he set about busting the unions (which is their ultimate goal) along with the eventual destruction of all social programs.

Then you have to consider this tid bit I picked up the other day.  A two man team in completion with a robot and one man manufactured a welding project.  The robot team took 10 hours and cost $1000, the two man team took 84 hours and cost $8000, not a good omen for the working man.

 

MEASURING A RECOVERY

April 25, 2013

The latest numbers released show an  economy that is getting weaker.  Just not one of two of them show all down arrows. 

The Facebook Sonnet – Sherman Alexie Just saying

April 14, 2013

Welcome to the endless high-school
 Reunion. Welcome to past friends
 And lovers, however kind or cruel.
 Let’s undervalue and unmend

The present. Why can’t we pretend
 Every stage of life is the same?
 Let’s exhume, resume, and extend
 Childhood. Let’s play all the games

That occupy the young. Let fame
 And shame intertwine. Let one’s search
 For God become public domain.
 Let church.com become our church

Let’s sign up, sign in, and confess
 Here at the altar of loneliness.

A SMELLOF THE USA?

April 14, 2013

Salvadorian para military and Columbian operative attempted to disrupt today’s election in Venezuela .  No direct proof and the article doesn’t mention the US as being involved but given ou history of messing in politics and disruption I would be we were behind this action.

 

 

 

RECOVERY MY ASS-EXPLAIN PLEASE

April 13, 2013

To see what the main stream media is saying that a recovery in in progress .  You have to wonder what the hell they are  looking at.  The official unemployment numbers keep dropping ever so slightly and tiny job gains are reported as a whoopee event. When any fool knows that you have to continually have over 200,000 jobs a month to just stay even.  That’s why anybody with a brain knows almost all of the official numbers are total bullshit..

A lot of folk with jobs aren’t doing too well either.  Consider that 1/3 of the country are either poor or low income.. 1000’s are living in tunnels, or tents and we seldom hear about them .  They are there and somehow stay alive and are continually rousted by police, who run them off probably to another tunnel or tent.. Instead if they would take the money and build tent cities and provide basic facilities  like water and toilets and trash collection it would no doubt be cheaper.  Check out this story for more details on the tunnel and tent people. http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/the-tunnel-people-that-live-under-the-streets-of-america.  Sorry but the link thing ain’t working tonight . so cut and paste above address to read the story.

IT STARTED AS A RUMOR

April 8, 2013

Now it appears that the prez is going to go for changes to SS and Medicare in an attempt to get the republicans on board a broad budget program that  will destroy what is left of our economy The only hope we have is promises by the likes of BernieSanders in the Senate  that no SS funds will be cut.  So keep your eye out for him in action.

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