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Unpacking Trumpland: Will He Avoid the Economic Storm Ahead?

I want to continue my thoughts from yesterday about the possibility of another economic crisis ahead and what President-elect Donald Trump could do for the poor and middle class. For starters, I’m going to state two things that will make Conservatives and … Continue reading

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Unpacking Trumpland: The Economic Storm Ahead

“And now Yellen raised the rates.” I’ll get back to the importance of Yellen in a moment. There’s so much to unpack with this blog, given the panic of fake news, the Trumpocalypse and Evil Muva Russia 2.0 — I’ll … Continue reading

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SUNDAY SMACK: 2008 ALL OVER AGAIN?

The two stupefying Wall Street Journal charts about US credit card debt you see above has caused me to break from my typical Sunday Smack format of simply raising questions without a strong injection of my opinion. Banks are issuing … Continue reading

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BIG WAVE OF BOND DEFAULTS COMING

  I’ll get around to posting more detailed thoughts about the economy by next week at latest, but those of you who’ve read my posts like this or this already know that I think the global economic recovery of 2009 … Continue reading

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DREAM CHASIN’ AND PARTY TRIPPIN’ — HOW YOU CREATED ‘TRUMP 2016’

As I looked at last night’s Party of No Brains debate, I recalled my prediction of Donald Trump’s strong shot at being that party’s nominee — even before his first candidate debate. Back then, I made parallels between the cultural … Continue reading

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WHAT BAY RIDGE, BROOKLYN CAN TELL YOU ABOUT THE NEXT FINANCIAL CRASH

The Bay Ridge couple I recently saw in the Whitehall Street subway station☆ may provide a clue about the fate of the US economy. But I should first describe Bay Ridge, so that you can see what I mean. A … Continue reading

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THE ONE PERCENT LOVES ICON-CHASERS

This recycled simmer-boil-simmer debate about whether to destroy, honor or moth-ball the Confederate flag reminds me of Americans’ drug-like habit of chasing icons and fighting over labels—undoubtedly violence-supporting icons which are emotionally powerful, but have no real power. I’ll get … Continue reading

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WAR ON TERROR ALSO MEANS PLAYING WITH YOUR BRAIN

This should blow your mind—Americans think terrorism should be President Obama’s top priority, according to a recent Pew Research survey. Let’s follow this logic for a moment… Americans consider terrorism a more pressing matter to address than the economy, race … Continue reading

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WHY PEOPLE WALKED OUT OF OBAMA’S SPEECH

Why did crowds of people in Upper Marlboro, Maryland walk out during President Obama’s campaign speech for gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown? My guess Either President Obama has become a tired brand in America, or the American public is having a … Continue reading

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WHY DEMOCRATS CAN LOSE THE SENATE THIS NOVEMBER

In the coming mid-term election battle between the Party of No Brains and the Party of No Guts, you will hear the latter point to the much-improved US economy as a reason for why they must maintain control over the … Continue reading

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