Month: August 2018

Trump’s first war

Trump has gotten us into a trade war. His “first strike” tariffs have not crippled the enemies into submission, but only sparked retaliatory strikes. We are now in a war of attrition that could go on indefinitely. Escalation of the…

What ever happened to the “R” word?

All the ten year federal budget forecasts assume different GDP growth rates, tax income and spending to come up with deficit estimations. For hundreds of years capitalism has gone through economic cycles of boom and bust. Although recessions are inevitable, none…