AND THE 1 PERCENT CONTINUES TO TALK

Hearing the words “income inequality” spoken by members of the One Percent and their defenders – like economist Greg Mankiw, most recently – reminds me of the Julia Roberts movie Sleeping with the Enemy where the physically-abusive husband, played by Patrick Bergin, just finished smacking Roberts’ character around the house, and then refers to the […]

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US FADING SUN SPOTTED IN ASIA

    Remember when I talked about America’s standing in the world? Well, America’s superpower rating and President Obama’s absence from the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit because of his domestic budget drama were not lost on the Jakarta Globe newspaper. “Diminishing Superpower…” Painful. And while the Party of No Brains and the Party of No Guts […]

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NORTH KOREA – A HO’S LIFE

  Don’t you think the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea feels a bit ho’ed-out by this point? After more than six decades of being cradled in China’s loving arms where China’s “love” included fighting a war for DPRK’s sovereignty and honor, presenting DPRK with the Chairman’s “Close As Lips & Teeth” status award and engaging […]

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