What if We Were Talking About China Instead of Greece Today?

Ah, America. We have such a penchant for grandeur. As we spend our limited attention spans watching our political parties play “No, You’re a Poot-head”, or for the past few weeks, our Republican presidential candidates forgetting that we now have the capability to actually play back statements they made 20 minutes ago, there are circumstances…

To Be or Not To Be: A Democracy

In defense of OWS, and in full-throated opposition to the characterization of OWS that has been purposefully misconstrued by the mainstream media outlets, I ask, “Whom do you trust more: American Democracy or the Financial/Political Establishment? For the sake of comparison, let’s look at Greece. On MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today, when the host of the…

The One-Penny Solution

When I started this little experiment in communications, the very first idea that I wanted to promulgate was perhaps the most important. As is customary, I do no want it lost in the day-to-day political clap trap that has devolved into the usual intellectual wasteland of political hucksterism. All I wanted was to express one easily…

Call Me Nostradamous?

Wouldn’t it be great to think that the congressional super committee is going to reach a bipartisan deal? Politically, it would be so refreshing to see Washington function for a change. But experience suggests to me that when all the smoke clears, there will be no deal.   So, you ask, what will happen? The Republicans…

Uncertainty Adversely Affects Employers and Wall Street? Balderdash!

One of the most common and least truthful, I dare say deliberate lies spread by Republicans these days is that “uncertainty” is stifling the economy. Eric Cantor, a.k.a. Mr. Slime, the House majority leader, is a primary proponent of this favorite Tea Party mantra. Specifically, says Mr. Cantor, “Jobs-destroying regulations have created a cloud of…