Category Archives: resession

Inflation over the last two years of Obama

Two years ago, Barack Obama was inaugurated as president of the United States .  Are you better off today than you were two years ago? Numbers don’t lie, and here are the data on the impact he has had on the lives of Americans: January 2009 January 2011 % chg Source Avg. retail price/gallon gas […]


How to balance the massive U.S. federal government budget.

First of all, if you’re not certain why we should even try to balance the Federal Budget, you may find a previous artical of mine helpful. After a couple of temporary funding bills, Congress has finally passed a budget to keep the government running for the rest of the fiscal year (about 6 months).  This […]


The Real threat of Monitary Inflation

Most financial experts know that keeping the interest rates low and deficit spending high spells certain inflationary trends, as borrowing money is so cheap, it encourages expansion of the monetary supply and thus inflation.  We saw this recently with the Housing market bubble that burst just a few years ago.  People were feverishly buying houses […]


New Company Logos for the Ressession

With Auto Makers discontinuing thousands of dealership franchises, unemployment close to what it was in the 1980’s, and government bailout money going to fund even more unsustainable and economically draining projects, it’s nice to see that someone has a seance of humor in all of this. These were e-mailed to me by a co-worker, so […]


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