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The Real Donald Trump—Part II

Popular Economics Weekly President-elect Donald Trump is about to move into the White House. This is the man who has become a case-study and text book model of Narcissism for Psycho Therapists. Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) as defined by Wikipedia, … Continue reading

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Next 4 Years—Back to the Future

Financial FAQs President Obama’s victory means it’s Back to the Future for economic as well as social policies. It means he now has the mandate to implement what the electorate chose him for—a functioning government to not only fix disasters … Continue reading

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Two Percent Growth Isn’t ‘New’ Normal

Popular Economics Weekly There are many ways to look at the “weak” 2 percent growth numbers for Q3, though just the ‘Advance Estimate’ and so subject to at least 2 more revisions. But such weak growth isn’t due to excessive … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Record Achievements

Financial FAQs Why so many doubters of the President’s record? Candidate Romney would have us believe Obama has accomplished nothing, but in fact President Obama has one of the most history making legislative records since FDR. The Washington Monthly lists … Continue reading

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Romney-Ryan Austerity Leaves Out 47 Percent

Popular Economics Weekly It should be obvious by now that the Romney-Ryan program of fiscal austerity—cutting government spending, while cutting taxes in the hope businesses and their investors will invest more of their wealth—can’t work. Latest evidence is the just … Continue reading

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Romney’s 47 Percent Solution

Popular Economics Weekly We know that Mitt Romney at a Florida fundraiser claimed that there are 47 percent of the people who will vote for President Obama no matter what, and “my job is not to worry about those people. … Continue reading

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Why Do We Need QE3?

Financial FAQs It’s not hard to see why we need “QE3”, the Fed’s bond buying program to keep long term interest rates low. It’s almost an act of desperation. The Fed is the only game in town to stimulate growth … Continue reading

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