Category: Too Much Debt

SF Oakland Bay Bridge is Falling Down-My Fair Lady

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As we struggle with the truth facing local governments in the face of tax revenue shortfalls and the elements of insanity that the expansion of all government expenses has created over the past 20 years, it seems that...

How can supply have all the power and demand have none?

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A New York Times article on director scrutiny for executive pay joined the twitter this morning. The lack of examination of executive pay’s precipitous rise over the past two decades, as well as accountability for com...

Gold as wealth insurance?-How about nickel?

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John Reade, chief metals strategist for UBS noted disconcerting tone in saying “this gold rally is driven by safe-haven fears, and has a very different feel from the bull market we’ve had for the past eight years.” ...

Is anybody at the switch?

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There’s an old adage from the days of railroad, “asleep at the switch.” In that era, trains often rode common tracks in both directions within common time frames. The only salvation was the vigilance of the trackman...

Have you heard of a telephone? 1876

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Wells Fargo cancelled a planned sales incentive and reward trip to Las Vegas last month as the outcry over companies plans to spend TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) funds on “excessive” indulgences swelled to ep...

Retail Sales Fall?

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is far more important to stem than it is to bailout the banks, because even Reagan’s economic policies were named with the Regular Guy in mind (trickle down economics at least implied that the bottom would drink somet...