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Of Debt And Interest Rates

When it comes to economics I am much stronger in discussing fiscal as opposed to monetary policy. There is an intersection of the two and my mind drifted toward the latter while reading a book on foreign policy a few weeks ago, (strange how the mind works sometimes.) My entire thought process got caught up in interest rates. It’s somewhat complex so let’s explore. Continue reading Of Debt And Interest Rates

It’s All About The Applause

As I start this article reviewing Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address I know I will have one major regret; I will not be able to cover everything I would like to because so much bad was packed into a single speech. That said, let’s explore. Continue reading It’s All About The Applause

4 Questions

Today’s article is going to ask four questions. If you are one of my American readers I want you to think long and hard about how you would answer them. They actually represent a snapshot of where we are in America today. Spoiler alert: It isn’t a Kodak moment! Continue reading 4 Questions

A Seat At The Table

I’m old enough to remember when African-Americans were totally shut out of most governmental and business decision making bodies. Back then the initial objective was literally a seat at the table. They realized that they needed to be in the mix before they could make an impact; but that if they weren’t represented they weren’t even in the discussion. They worked hard to get those initial seats. Continue reading A Seat At The Table

It’s The End Of The World As We Knew It

Today’s posting is inspired by and its title is a takeoff on REM’s 1987 hit entitled: It’s the End of the World As We Know It. That line is both the song’s title and the oft repeated refrain. By changing the tense of one word is it perfectly sums up what damage Donald Trump has done to America’s global image in a succinct phrase. Let’s explore. Continue reading It’s The End Of The World As We Knew It