Will “Cap-and-Trade” be the Next Bubble?

Okay. I’ll confess. I’ve always considered myself something of an environmentalist. I don’t remember ever hugging a tree, but I hiked and backpacked in my youth. I’ve recycled since the early 80’s. I shunned the use of chemicals and railed against deforestation, over-packaging, and junk mail. I joined Sierra club, […]

On FDR’s New Deal: The American People Sound Off

Back in 2008 & 2009 there were headlines, numbers, and analysis being thrown at FDR’s New Deal almost daily.  Obama Gives Us the Same Old New Deal. And, How Government Prolonged the Depression. Or, Stimulus: Can it work like Roosevelt’s New Deal?  And Roosevelt’s ‘New Deal’ Resurfaces in US Economic Stimulus […]

Star Dust Losing Its Glitter … and Studio Heads Starting to Roll

A few weeks ago, Will Ferrell and other Hollywood celebrities along with Moveon.org felt the need to educate the American public regarding health care with a satirical video/spoof ad about “protecting” insurance company profits from health care reform. It was called the Protect Insurance Companies PSA and if you missed […]

Dear Mr. President, I’d Like to Report a Fishy Drug Deal

Dear Mr. President: I read a post on the Whitehouse blog called “Facts Are Stubborn Things” that said: Scary chain emails and videos are starting to percolate on the internet, breathlessly claiming, for example, to “uncover” the truth about the President’s health insurance reform positions. And that: There is a lot […]