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February 13th, 2020 - 11:57 pm § in Economics, Hypocrisy

Why I Do Not Feel the Glow from The Trump Sugar High

The sad fact is that the current stock market highs have little effect on most Americans because only a few percent of us actually benefit. Though millions of Americans own some stock through retirement programs, the effect of this ownership is diluted because the individuals lack the voting power a[...]

February 13th, 2020 - 3:47 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Barr tells Trump to shut up!

AG slams WH meddling in Stone sentencing “Public statements and tweets made about the department, about people in the department, our men and women here, about cases pending in the department and about judges before whom we have cases make it impossible for me to do my job and to assure the co[...]

February 13th, 2020 - 9:10 am § in Economics, Hypocrisy, Politics

A Republican Asks Whether I Favor Bernie

Chris Vance, former chair of the Washington State Republican Party, is now a strong part of the anti Trump movement.   Unfortunately, Chris sees our 2020 election as some sort of Manichean conflict between extreme rightism of Trump and extreme leftism of a faction of the Democrats. Chris asked me[...]