Eternal Pessimist/Realist David Stockman Lauds Trump’s Comments On The Fed’s “Bubble”

A looooonng article (typical Stockman) written immediately after the first Trump / Hillaroid debate …. but a worthy read. Stockman is a long-time and very public critic of the Fed’s interest rate policies, predicting that repeated rounds of “quantitative easing”, and zero to negative interest rates, are techniques that enrich players in the financial markets at the expense of the real producing economy and retail investors.  I can envision Ron Paul fist-pumping as he reads this one. http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/the-donald-nailed-it-we-are-in-a-big-fat-ugly-bubble/ The Donald Nailed It: “We Are In A Big Fat Ugly Bubble” By David Stockman 9/27/2016 Most of the 90 minutes last … Continue reading

Masters Of Understatement in a Weird Season

Here’s the latest from Bank of America, recognized experts on the paranormal. “The investment implications remain unclear”…… Well, I guess so! From Business Insider: BANK OF AMERICA: There’s a 20%-50% chance we’re inside the matrix and reality is just a simulation The thing is: We’d never know it anyway. In a note to clients out Tuesday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said there’s a 20%-50% chance that we’re living in the matrix — meaning that the world we experience as “real” is actually just a simulation. The firm cites comments from Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Nick Bostrom’s seminal paper … Continue reading

Even THEY Don’t Buy Their Own B.S. Anymore

I have the same reaction ( plus a bit of throw-up in my mouth ) as this State Dept. spokesman does when I hear these words come from ANYBODY in the obamohammed administration : The background voice has it right. ~Terry

Donald Trump Attacks Clinton In Speech

In case you missed it… here is the full speech: In case you don’t want to view the whole speech (which was great by the way) here’s the part where he skewers Hildabeast: Rock on Donald! This is the first shot across the bow. ~ Hardnox

Quote Of The Day — December 21, 2015

. “I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property – until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.” Thomas Jefferson, 1802   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — November 20, 2015

. “Strangers are welcome because there is room enough for them all, and therefore the old inhabitants are not jealous of them; the laws protect them sufficiently so that they have no need of the patronage of great men; and every one will enjoy securely the profits of his industry. But if he does not bring a fortune with him, he must work and be industrious to live.” Benjamin Franklin,  “Those Who Would Remove to America”, 1784   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Requiem to A US Town — Cities Need to Take Notice-2

  Part 2.     2000-2015  Hamtramck  Over the past thirty years, a large number of immigrants from the Middle East (especially Yemen) and South Asia (especially Bangladesh) have moved to the city. As of the 2000 census, the city’s foreign-born population stood at 41.1% making it Michigan’s most internationally diverse city.  One research paper from a college student noted at that time — Once a thriving Polish town, housing nearly three times as many people in the early 1920s, it has now become an international town with 20,512 people of Bosnian, Arabic, Bangladeshi, Polish, and other origins. As the … Continue reading

Quote Of The Day — November 08, 2015

. “What’s wealth but the means of expanding one’s life? There’s two ways one can do it: either by producing more or by producing it faster.” Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged, Part 3, Ch. 1   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — October 07, 2015

. “We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” Thomas Jefferson, (Born: April 13, 1743, Shadwell, VA, Died: July 4, 1826, Charlottesville, VA) * * * * * “The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. government can’t pay its own bills. … I therefore intend to oppose the effort to increase America’s debt limit.” Then-Sen. Barack Obama, floor speech in the Senate, March 16, 2006   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Why You Should Be Pissed At Our Elected Leaders

The greatest theft in the history of mankind has been taking place since Barack Obama has been in office with the help of the entirety of the Alinsky left, the lapdog media, the lemmings that support the left, and of course the establishment Republicans.  All feed at the same trough.  Some blame can be pinned on GW Bush but he was an amateur compared to the institutionalized theft going on since 2009. Since Batears has been in office millions, billions, and trillions get talked about as if they are interchangeable currencies… just with different zeros. To get a grasp of … Continue reading

From The “GEE, NO SHIT” File For July 8 2015

For the longest time now, I have posted articles on the absolute scam the “green energy” industry is. I have bored you to tears with it. Tough. It is an issue which costs ALL of us a LOT of hard-earned money. Here is a wide-ranging study out of the U.S. Energy Information Administration which reinforces my previous views. Story from James Delingpole at Breitbart.com Study: Wind Farms Even More Expensive And Pointless Than You Thought Reuters by James Delingpole  7 Jul 2015 The cost of wind energy is significantly more expensive than its advocates pretend, a new US study has … Continue reading

Sorry, GOPe, But THIS Is NOT What WE Voted For.

The GOPe leadership seems hell-bent on losing the 2016 elections BEFORE they get underway. With opposition mounting to giving Obama “fast track” trade authority, which he is DESPERATE to get, so as to put the final nails in our economic coffin, the GOPe clowns trot THIS hooey out. If this passes, watch for the small business bloc to just stay home in 2016. WHAT is the GOPe’s thinking here ? Pictures of the “leadership” with small farm animals, playing Muslims and Sheep, or what ? Alex Swoyer at Breitbart.com lays it out.   GOP Leadership’s Latest Obamatrade Ploy Revealed: Small … Continue reading

Global Warming Insanity For Jun 11 2015

As the Obama Regime looks to finish the job of the destruction of every industry in the country, now it is the airlines turn. The rogue EPA, ahead of the Paris moonbat conference, has given another fatwa to a BIG part of our economy. With ZERO correlation between CO2 levels, and global temperatures, (which have NOT risen in almost 19 YEARS ) these regulations are designed more to beat up an industry, and burnish Obama’s “street cred” with the global warming fraud crowd, and other assorted environmentalist wackos. Once again, Michael Bastasch at The Daily Caller.com has the skinny.   Obama … Continue reading

Bill Whittle: Obama’s Historic Economic Growth?… Not Even Close

Obama is a President of firsts–historic firsts! And now here’s another, his first quarter economic growth is abysmally low compared to other presidents. Obviously, it because of the evil republicans and especially white people that have prevented King Putt from boosting the economy and lifting our citizens out of their current plight. OK, sarcasm off… the problem is that Putt is stuck on stupid.  He and his minions are practicing lefty programs that have already been tried by others and proved disastrous, yet that won’t stop them. ~ Hardnox

Hypocrisy On Parade. Or, A “Union Success Story”.

Remember back to last year, when the major unions were ALL behind the “Drive For $15” movement ? They were funding the alleged “workers” in democrat-run shit holes around the country, protesting Mickey D’s, and the like. These “protesters” were picketing the WRONG places. Connor D. Wolf from The Daily Caller.com has the story.   Los Angeles Unions Like The New Minimum Wage, For Everybody But Them Connor D. Wolf, Contributor     4:54 PM 05/27/2015 Despite advocating for the Los Angeles minimum wage increase, some of the same union leaders are now asking to be exempt for negotiation purposes. Last week, the … Continue reading

Lies, Damn Lies, And TRUTH

All in one article no less. For years now, we have heard the ecoloon left bemoan the subsidies that fossil fuel industries, and power generation using those fuels, has received. We see in this story, from Donna Rachel Edmunds at Breitbart London.com, fossil fuel subsidies, which I am against, BTW, are DWARFED by “green energy” subsidies, which I loathe even MORE. IMF Attempts to Hide True Cost of Renewables by Claiming Fossil Fuels Receive Large Subsidies  by Donna Rachel Edmunds  18 May 2015   Fossil fuel companies are benefiting from a global subsidy of £3.4 trillion a year, the International … Continue reading

Quote Of The Day — May 8, 2015

. “The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.” Thomas Sowell   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

HEY, SEATTLE. How’s That $15 Minimum Wage Working For Ya?

A while back, I posted about the city of Seattle, AKA San Francisco North, raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour in response to the leftist lunatic fringe living there. And, as I predicted, because it happens every time artificial levels of what something is worth are imposed, this “stroke of geniusness” has backfired. Walter Hudson at PJ Media.com fills us in.   Seattle $15 Minimum Wage Killing Jobs, Hurting Students Surprise, surprise. Artificially hiking wages hurts the people it’s intended to help. by Walter Hudson May 5, 2015 – 6:00 am Students at the University of Washington in … Continue reading