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
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SPECIAL NOTICE: RECOMMENED READING ADDITION
I just added A World In Disarray by Richard Haass to the Recommended Reading Section. Dr. Haass is a bit right of center but this book proves liberals can learn from conservatives (and I certainly believe vice versa). He mainly deals in his area of expertise: foreign policy. There are lessons to be learned from this work and I agree with most of his geopolitical observations and analysis.
When he ventures into domestic policy our thinking parts ways as would be expected since we are of different political philosophies. In his deserved defense, Haass is not afraid to criticize Presidents of either Party.
“Values” And Lies
Today’s is a sort of potpourri article but it has a theme. I want to explore some of the values and lies of Donald Trump and his loyal followers. Come along. Continue reading “Values” And Lies
A Little Overstatement Yields A Lot Of Malarkey
The word coming out of Washington is that the arithmetically challenged Paul Ryan is actually working on a budget with the Trump administration. The Trump administration is not only a fact free zone, it now considers alternate facts legitimate. This is a dangerous combination! Let’s explore. Continue reading A Little Overstatement Yields A Lot Of Malarkey