Some of my favorite articles to write deal with the economy. Today I’d like to take a very brief look at three issues that could be filed under fiscal policy. We seem to debate the heck out of them in America yet the solutions are simple.
In sports to a large degree a coach is only as good as their players. Politics is similar. Joe Biden is the new “coach” and he has assembled some great talent around him. His Treasury Secretary is Janet Yellen. While the former guy had a Wall Street C-lister with a trophy wife at Treasury; Biden has one of the world’s best economists. Saturday the difference showed and it was the beginning of a win for America. Continue reading Yellin’ For Yellen
To my knowledge the news broke with a Friday Washington Post article entitled, White House is considering tax relief for airlines, travel and cruise industries hurt by coronavirus. I’ve got a few things to say about that! Let’s explore. Continue reading Plutocratic Socialism
If I were to commit a particular crime – say rob a store – there is a fairly good chance I would get away with it if the caper were well planned and an isolated incident. Life is very forgiving in that an isolated mistake often goes unpunished. Ever driven home after a wee bit too much to drink? If you make a habit of it you are bound to get into a serious if not fatal accident and/or get arrested. Economic mistakes are much the same and Trump continues to make them. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Coming Trump Recession
I base my articles on fact. As a progressive the facts almost invariably reinforce my positions so I have no need to rely on myth, rumor or speculation. Today’s article is based on an opinion I keep hearing repeated by economists and journalists whose beat is the economy. If true, it illustrates another scam that Trump and his enablers are pulling on Joe Lunchbucket. Let’s explore. Continue reading Don’t Spend It Yet