14 Nov 2014

Modern Monetary Theory for some, Debt Servitude for Others

Here’s the basis for this essay, from New Economic Perspectives. Conclusion: One sector’s deficit equals another’s surplus. All of this brings us to the important accounting principle that if we sum the deficits run by one or more sectors, this must equal the surpluses run by the other sector(s). Following

12 Nov 2014

The Democratic Party’s Performance in the 2014 Election

An open letter to Debbi Wasserman Schultz: I’m a root cause person. I like to dig into root cause and find out why an activity was performed in the way it was performed. I also start from the position that no one who is senior in any organization is stupid.

10 Nov 2014

The President wants you to see this:

This morning, President Obama asked the FCC to put in place strong rules to protect the Internet. Every day, the Internet unlocks countless possibilities for creation and innovation. And one reason it’s been so successful is a level playing field: Most service providers have traditionally treated all Internet traffic equally.

06 Nov 2014

Obama Agrees with Republicans: Will Abolish Obamacare

President Obama announced today that in the spirit of bi-partisanship he will agree to repeal Obamacare. The press release follows:

03 Nov 2014

Japan is Testing MMT

Last week the Japanese central bank announced it was buying most if not all of the next issue of Japanese Government bonds. Aka: Government debt. Stock markets wet sharply up around the world at this “good news”. We’d point out the timing of the “good news” by a US ally

19 Oct 2014

ISIS Isn’t and Imperial Ambitions in the Middle East

We believe the Salafi’s, the Muslim Fundamentalists wish to reestablish a Caliphate in the Middle East. This also is ISIS’ goal, the goal of the Wahhabis of Saudi Arabia, and others in the Middle East. The majority of the world’s Salafis are from Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia. 46.87% of

15 Oct 2014

Irony Alert: Payers of Low Wages Complain about Low Wages

The Center for American Progress has published a report: Excepts from the summary, focused on Irony, follow: Center for American Progress Stagnant wage growth are holding the economy back. We use the financial statements, known as 10-Ks—the annual report required by the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC—of the top

18 Sep 2014

O: Five things you need to know about ISIL — and many questions unanswered too…

President Obama spoke to service men and women at MacDill Air Force Base yesterday about the U.S. strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL — a terrorist organization that is killing innocent, unarmed civilians in both Iraq and Syria. ISIL, also known as ISIS or the Islamic State, is also

05 Sep 2014

Obama Forms New Coalition of the Willing

President Obama, in meeting with NATO leaders in Wails, has formed a new, improved coalition of the willing to combat ISIS, which is believed to be better than Bush’s coalition of the willing for Invading Iraq. Better because of both Obama’s Golden Oratory, and his behind-the-scenes threats, were much more

03 Sep 2014

Domestic Abuse – And the Winners are…

Much is written and discussed about domestic abuse, which is mostly understood as men abusing women. Or escalating to domestic violence where men hit women. The definition on Wikipedia illuminates this conventional wisdom. Domestic violence (closely related to domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence and intimate partner violence) is