Date archive forJanuary, 2012
By Bruce Krasting On Sunday, January 29th, 2012
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Obama Bluffs on Refi?

In his State of the Union speech, the President said: Millions of innocent Americans have seen their home values decline. And while government can’t fix the problem on its own, responsible homeowners shouldn’t More...

By Paul Bianco On Sunday, January 29th, 2012
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Why not Rick?

It is a puzzle. We have four remaining Republican candidates for President. The four include political chameleon Mitt Romney, who can change political positions to meld with the background of any group he is trying More...

By Russell Halley On Sunday, January 29th, 2012
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Media Elites Skeptical about Extent of Media Bias

There are certain undeniable truths in life that most everyone not in recovery or denial can agree with. Examples include facts like these: the sun rises in the East, the earth revolves around the sun the media More...

By Bruce Krasting On Thursday, January 26th, 2012
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Bernanke Goes All In

Well, we got an inflation target from the Fed. Basically, thinking at the Fed has been eliminated. The process has been automated. Bernanke has convinced the Fed board to adopt Core PCE as a determinate of monetary More...

By Paul Bianco On Thursday, January 26th, 2012
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The $6,000,000,000,000 Man

How many Americans are aware that Barack Obama is on the road to accumulating $6 trillion in new debt by the end of his term? When George W Bush took office in 2001 the national debt was some $6 trillion. That means More...

By Russell Halley On Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
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Newt Interrupted – the Dark and Dangerous Vote in South Carolina

Like Brad Pitt, on Saturday the primary voters in South Carolina had a choice between a fresh faced All American, and a dark and dangerous beauty. Dark and dangerous won the day. For five years Pitt was married More...

By Paul Bianco On Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
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The Keystone Pipeline and the Costa Concordia

It is hard not to notice the resemblance between the Captain of the US ship of state and the Captain of the Costa Concordia. Both men made a decision to please their most dedicated fans without regard for the possible More...

By Bruce Krasting On Friday, January 20th, 2012
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Three of a Kind: On Death, Debt and Taxes

On the Debt Ceiling The Treasury Department emailed  its fans a blog entry setting out its position on extending the debt limit. The very fact that the Treasury Department feels the need to post blogs on this More...

By Jim Mullen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
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Our Year to Stop the Onslaught

This could be the most decisive year in the history of the United States. The American people will determine our standing as the leader of the free world and redefine our struggle for independence from a repressive More...

By Bruce Krasting On Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
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Greece, China and the USA

On Greece I spoke with someone from Athens today. It’s not a pretty picture. Issues related to subsistence have replaced the fervor for demonstrations. This may not last according to this resident. The closing More...