Category unemployment

Did we already collapse?

A couple of days ago, I posted about the convergence of economic bellwethers that pointed to economic collapse in the near future.I have more detail on the unemployment situation. Two of my go-to sources have indicated that the BLS report on employment last month are ‘problematic’. As you may be aware, the ‘headline’ unemployment figure […]

Economic clock: three stories

This will be short, as we all have lives to pursue. And there’s going to be more stuff on your plate now than there was before. Three articles of note today. First: Deutsche Bank (the fourth biggest banking concern in the EU) is not giving its customers the gold that they are allowed to retrieve […]

GOOD MORNING! (bite me)

(Please don’t read this if you’re already as morose as I am. I don’t like the phrase ‘trigger warning’ but I’ve got a few here. Please remember I’m the guy who showed you this picture about the upcoming election). Wow! An interesting if less-than-productive summer, with Labor Day approaching like a woman scorned.  I’m tired. Like […]

The Jobs Lie–Trump calls it

Everyone reading this knows I’m not a fan of Donald Trump. But he got something right and even MSM has to admit it. I’m not talking about election fraud (which everyone is pretending didn’t happen in the Clinton Vs Sanders dustup). This is fundamental to the case Hillary Clinton is making for a ‘third Obama […]

Done with election 2016

The ideal of American Democracy wanders out of the two parties’ conventions like a gut-shot deer bleeding out.The GOP fest was crazy as one could imagine, with the Cinnamon Hitler (h/t to Lee Camp for that) now the candidate, while in foul Philly, the Democrats nominated Hillary Rodham Clinton after a race  that made clear that […]

Sanders end-game and the DNC

Hillary Rodham Clinton is now the official nominee for the DNC. As Sting would say, Well, good luck to ya.  I knew last year that Bernie stood almost no chance of winning the nomination. But he finished far better than any runner-up since the presidential primary system began. And between the Arnebeck lawsuit, the coming […]

Why Trump is winning

I’ve been working on a project of sorts lately. Undertaken by some progressive liberals I know, the impetus of the project is to find experts in a variety of fields who will assess what they think a Trump presidency will look like (in terms of damage to the US’ international prestige as well as economic and […]