You are currently browsing the archives for the Politics category.

Breaking News

Official Reports Confirm Economy Worse Than in 2000

Franklin @ October 11, 2007 # One Comment

The Dow Jones’ new high is a numeric illusion The Personal Savings Rate is at the same level it was during the last recession Economic growth (GDP) is lower than inflation growth (i.e., the economy is not growing) Even after adjusting for inflation, cost of living is 17% higher than it was in 2000 The […]

More on page 69

Banks Drive to Grab Land

Franklin @ October 8, 2007 # 2 Comments

When writing articles about foreclosure, the mantra seems to be “the banks want your money“, they are willing to negotiate and help you keep your home. The pesky reality, however, is pointing in another direction. According to a recent AP article, US July Foreclosures Rates were Up 93% from a year ago. So, if the […]

More on page 30

In Bush We Trust

Franklin @ October 3, 2007 # 4 Comments

I’ve had it! Today, with the excuse of President Bush vetoing a measure to help insure the health of children, the blogsphere became a Bush-bashing festival. Guys! People! Stop this! I don’t buy the arguments that Bush is uncompassionate, insensitive or even evil. What kind of serious political argument is that? Those who compare what […]

More on page 63

Expect increased volatility

Franklin @ October 1, 2007 # 7 Comments

On August 20th, when the concern on the media was the liquidity crisis and the falling market I wrote to a good friend of mine “The move on the DIA since the bottom of 2002 looks parabolic. If we break the previous high we will be “on the other side of the curve” when things […]

More on page 61

The US should leave Iraq and call in UN peacekeeping operations

Franklin @ September 28, 2007 # 2 Comments

When I wrote a few minutes ago about the conditions for runaway inflation being created by the current administration, I must admit, it was with some fatalistic perspective (hence the medieval sounding title of the article). I assumed the war in Iraq will keep going, and that the next administration will not be able to […]

More on page 58

Let the party begin. We will be dead tomorrow

Franklin @ September 28, 2007 # 3 Comments

The current administration is creating the conditions for runaway inflation in the near future in order to support the war efforts

More on page 57

United States Poverty Map (PIC)

Franklin @ September 1, 2007 # No Comment Yet

“Another income map, this time plotting the % of people living in poverty based on the 2000 Census. If you would like to see a more detailed version go to Social Explorer and choose “Poverty” from the second drop down, then select the magnifying glass to zoom in on a specific county.” read more | […]

More on page 16

Bush Aid to Mortgage Holders only Aids Wall Street

Franklin @ August 31, 2007 # 2 Comments

As I pointed out yesterday, the administration is using the current crisis to strengthen Wall Street’s position in the biggest land-grabbing scheme since the XIX Century. Although it’s hard to analyze what Bush actually wants to do (he only said he was going to do something in the future), there are some inferences than can […]

More on page 43

Entries (RSS)
Comments (RSS)

69 queries.
0.886 seconds.

Politics blogs Politics blogs
Links to Site