Financial

Are We Fiddling While Rome Burns?

August 22, 2017 0

Solutions abound, but they require the retirement of obsolete systems that defend entrenched interests and soul-crushing inequalities. It turns out Nero wasn’t fiddling as Rome burned–he was 60 km away at the time. Did Nero Really […]

Wealth Abuse

The Ultimate Trifecta of Crony Capitalism

July 28, 2017 0

Three ways the deck will always be stacked against you. By ALISON ACOSTA WINTERS gary718 / Shutterstock.com Philosopher George Santayana warned decades ago that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it, and […]

Media

The Value of Everything

July 26, 2017 0

We are looking more and more like France on the eve of its revolution in 1789. Our classes are distributed differently, but the inequity is just as sharp. America’s “aristocracy,” once based strictly on bank […]

Government

Every RINO Needs To Go

July 20, 2017 0

By Michael Snyder It looks like the effort to repeal Obamacare is completely dead, and that says a lot about the current state of the Republican Party.  For decades, RINOs (Republicans In Name Only) have […]

Government

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy

July 18, 2017 0

by Raúl Ilargi Meijer Hieronymus Bosch Ascent of the Blessed c1510  Reading the news on America should scare everyone, and every day, but it doesn’t. We’re immune, largely. Take this morning. The US Republican party can’t get its […]

Commentary

NAVIGATING THROUGH THE STORMS

July 17, 2017 0

Several weeks ago I had to drive west on the Pennsylvania Turnpike to pick up my son after his sophomore year at Penn State. I’ve made this trip a dozen times over the last few […]

Government

Our Political Parties Are Obsolete

July 7, 2017 0

CHARLES HUGH SMITH When the parties do finally implode, the general mood will be: good riddance. History informs us that once something is obsolete, it can disappear far faster than anyone expected. While we generally think […]

Government

The Technicolor Swan

June 27, 2017 0

When I think of the Democratic Party these days, the image instantly comes to mind of little Linda Blair playing the demon-possessed child in the classic horror movie, The Exorcist (1973), most particularly the scene […]

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