How the Status Quo Unravels

February 20, 2017 0

This Is How the Status Quo Unravels By:Charles Hugh Smith The politics of the past 70 years was all about horsetrading who got what share of the growing pie: the “pie” being cheap energy, government […]


Pelosi: ‘Tax Cuts Are Spending’

March 7, 2013 7

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) said today that the government must cut spending, and then explained that: “Tax cuts are spending.” “Our whole budget is what $3.5 trillion,” Pelosi said at a Capitol Hill […]


Why the United States of America is Broke

February 16, 2013 6

Explaining why America is broke is rather simple. All we have to do is look at two separate and distinct problem areas: public unions and defense spending, then generalize the problem. Let’s start with a […]


Sorry, Middle Class. The VAT May be Inevitable.

January 16, 2013 0

FORTUNE — You can’t blame middle-income Americans for wondering whether the new “fiscal cliff” deal really protects them from big tax increases in the future. That’s essentially what President Obama promised in championing the hike […]


At Least $4.5 Billion in New Spending for Gun Control

January 16, 2013 0

President Obama and Vice President Biden revealed their proposed reforms intended to reduce firearms related violence. The proposal contains a mix of executive actions, regulations, and calls for Congress to act legislatively. The total package […]