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Category Archives: Monetary

Clarification of the Minimum Wage

There have been numerous articles discussing minimum wage regulation. The argument against them is a microeconomic one that it hurts the bottom line of businesses and will cause them to lay off employees. The question is how far down do wages have to get before we get to slave labor for them to be happy. […]






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Baxter is Here!

Baxter is a new robot that has two major differences than other robots. It is very inexpensive and can work with humans without hurting them. Its total cost is $22,000, lasts for 3 years which comes to a total cost of less than $4 an hour. It does not need vacations, breaks, nor takes the […]






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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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Inequality and Solutions

There are many reasons why inequality exists in an economy.  Before I give my laundry list, I will discuss some general macroeconomic reasons.  One, we are NOT created equal!  We have many different talents, abilities, appearances along with unique emotional and physical makeups. Second, the institution of capitalism-competitive markets by its sheer nature of operation […]






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Monetary System for the 21st Century

 Have you noticed only one Presidential candidate is debating Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve – the Libertarian Ron Paul.  The only other one is the far left, past Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich by introducing  HR 2990 “The NEED Act”.   It is very hard to understand why because it was the 100% cause of […]






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GLOBAL UNEMPLOYMENT

There are over 200 million people unemployed in the world.  This figure does not include the under employed and under paid.  The latest Gallup Underemployment Index now stands at 19% of the global work force.  Why is this happening??  The major reason is that the private sectors production of goods and services including agriculture is […]






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SPACE & ECONOMICS

The end of the space shuttle program brings a discussion on its economic value.  Of course, many discoveries have come from the space program, and more will come from the space station.  It did hire many employees over the decades.  These employees were good cutomers helping areas like California, Florida and Texas.  Could these space […]






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Debt??

We always hear about the size of  of our total debt both government and private.  This is the only we get needed money into circulation!  It causes mainly recessions, asset bubbles, hardships and conflits as the system does not create the funds to pay the interest, only the loans!  We feel it is not the […]






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Taxing Big Oil & Corp.

One of the big factors in taxation policy is “collectability” of the tax. The wealthy businesses and individuals can always hirer attorneys and CPAs to find different ways around any legislation and regulations. Therefore simplicity is a very important factor. The “Center” recommends a more simplistic approach while still collecting the same amount or more […]






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“The WRONG DEBATE”

The continued fiscal debate-arguments on how much to spend and tax is the wrong debate!!   The monetary-financial system was the 100% cause of the great recession. Therefore, it is the Solution!  During this severe recession, tax revenues automatically go down and “safety net” spending automatically goes up.  Increasing taxes and decreasing spending takes money out of […]






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