Are the Fed and Financial Institutions are Screwing Over Poor Americans’ Savings? Bank on It.
The poorest Americans amongst us, who need to save and grow their money the most, are systematically screwed over by both the banks and a U.S. Treasury recovering from a … Continue reading
Citizens United Breaches the Levees of Democracy: Will We, the People Defend America?
The American political system has been breached like the Ninth Ward in New Orleans by a judicial-activist Katrina: The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Super PACs and billionaires are flooding … Continue reading
GOP Smackdown: The Winner of South Carolina won’t be Romney, Gingrich, Santorum or Paul
There will be one loser in Saturday’s South Carolina primary: The GOP. The winner will be Citizens United, which has unleashed the Godzillas of funding in the Battle of the … Continue reading
The Wally Way: Is Walmart Destroying America?
“You shouldn’t shop at Wal-Mart. Their employees make low wages and the company doesn’t provide health insurance for them.” My mother spoke as I continued to look for an available … Continue reading
The Other Strategic Use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Screw the Koch Brothers & Goldman
Last week, the Obama Administration released 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve . The stated reason? Relieve high oil prices. The practical way of getting there? … Continue reading
Barack Obama & The Nine-Headed Serpent of D.C.
President Obama’s stab at changing government is a lot like Heracles’ famed battle with the Hydra of Lerna, a nine-headed serpent with poisonous breath. Every time Mr. Obama proposes cutting … Continue reading
Corporate Jets and Executive Compensation May Not Be All Bad – A Media House Cleaning
In the media, our job is to identify people and issues worthy of your attention, and crystallize the complex so the average Joe “gets it.” Sometimes though, the media sets … Continue reading
For Economic Change, Say Goodbye to Wall Street, Hello to the Digital Route 66
There is a bit of gridlock in the corridor between New York and Washington, D.C. that none of Mr. Obama’s proposals for highway improvements can correct. It is quite amazing … Continue reading