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Friday, August 31, 2012

Bernanke Stands Ready

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, in his policy speech in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, re-asserted the Fed’s readiness to engage in yet another monetary policy round of quantitative easing.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/31 at 11:29 PM
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Has The Housing Market Really Hit Bottom?

Why The U.S. Housing Recovery May Be Due For A Stumble

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/28 at 10:15 PM
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Induced Self-Interest

In a centrally managed, liberal-progressive economy, it’s useless to abstain from seeking a place in the line for government handouts.  If you don’t get into the line someone else will take your place.

Human Nature Viewed by Liberal-Progressives

Liberal-progressives set great store by the welfare states’ presumed ability to produce economic and social equality and harmony.  Unfortunately, human nature is not as they imagine it.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Upswing In Home Sales Cannot Last

The Factor Driving Home Sales: Fear

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/25 at 06:04 PM
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How To Be A Racist

See Bob Is A Racist

Translation Of Bernanke Blather

Read Mile Shedlock’s take on What Bernanke Really Said.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/25 at 04:51 PM
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Upside Down Economics

Keynesian macroeconomics, espoused as scientific truth by Democrat/Socialists and RINOs, posits that two thirds of the economy is driven by consumer spending.  That doctrine, however, completely misrepresents whence comes the wherewithal for consumers to spend.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/25 at 03:41 PM
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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Why Democrat/Socialists Support Teachers Who Do Not Teach

Thomas Segel describes what happens when politicians encourage illegal immigration and happily work to maintain immigrant illiteracy.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/23 at 05:00 PM
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Crying Fire In A Crowded Environmental Theatre

Too many self-appointed environmental gurus act like spoiled children screaming, “Look at me!”  Several leading members of the Global Warming Gang have admitted that they deliberately exaggerate their prophesies to gain public attention.  Unfortunately mainstream, liberal media immediately anoint each hysterical new hypothesis with the label of scientific truth. 

Even our first liberal-progressive-socialist Supreme Court Justice, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., opined that there are limits to free speech.  Crying fire falsely in a crowded theatre is likely to result in serious injury or death as people scramble frantically to escape.

For a review and debugging of the many, often contradictory, prognostications of doom, read Apocalypse Not: Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Worry About End Times.

 

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/23 at 04:46 PM
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