Cut, Slice, Slash, It's Time.

States and other municipalities are going bankrupt.  This country is self-destructing.  We are simply ignoring the klaxon.  But, lets examine this. Governors and mayors facing large deficits have set their sights on a relatively new target — the soaring expense of health benefits for millions of retired state and local workers. As they contend with […]

The Herd Of Elephants In The Corner

NPR was about to explore the dangers of a “protective tariff” that was just passed on goods from countries with state controlled currencies.  Specifically, that would be China.  Because China keeps their currency “low” relative to the dollar, that makes Chinese goods cheaper than American goods.  It makes it easier for Americans to buy Chinese […]