Tag Archives: Economic

On Money

Money is something we take for granted, but economics is complicated and it’s not as intuitive as it seems. I’m no economist, my background is engineering, but since I’ve been blogging on politics I’ve realized that misconceptions about money and … Continue reading

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Major Economic Oops!

Who was right and who was wrong about the Great Recession and how to deal with it, Republicans or Democrats?  Henry Blodget has an opinion on that, an opinion buttressed with facts. Blodget is a former senior equity research analyst … Continue reading

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The Elusive Palace of Wisdom

Perhaps this would be a good time to summarize the many roots of America’s financial malaise.  While most pundits bemoan its symptoms, they tend to shun its root causes.  Symptoms include the high costs of gasoline, air fares, baggage fees, … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Tough Love

Anson Burlingame’s latest post, “Intoxicated by Government”,  prompts me to reply with a post of my own, wherein I can access more writing tools than on just a comment. Anson addresses the age-old conundrum of the relationship between the government … Continue reading

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