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Category Archives: Fiscal

It’s the Economy Stupid

The title of this article was a slogan in the 1992 Clinton campaign. Have you ever wondered why you continually see changes in democratically elected governments from right to left and from left to right and then switching back again? You see this on a global basis not just in the USA. Were those leaders […]

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Have you ever noticed that the economic academics and pundits on television and in print are very confusing, opaque and paradoxical?  They use terms like growth, growth rate and GDP to describe the status of an economy that are nebulous and have defused meanings.  I call this “Econo Speak”.   They also never use the word […]

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Austerity-Fiscal Cliff

  Austerity-Fiscal Cliff-An Explanation       Money is the life blood of an economy.  When the supply of money in circulation is extremely low, you will see recessions and depressions.  When the supply of money is too large, you see excess inflation and asset bubbles.  When money flows we grow.  When money stops, we […]

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Domestic Industrial Complex-Jobs!

Since Congress is not debating the cause nor the solution to the Great Recession which is complete monetary (money creation) reform by eliminating fractional reserve banking from the commercial banks.  Let’s do it the old fashion way on the fiscal (tax & spend) side of gov’t, by creating a “Domestic Industrial Complex”. How can we afford […]

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