DONALD TRUMP’s “IGNORANCE”

Donald Trump’s  lack of regard for truth during his presidential tenure, with (more than 20,000 documented lies and prevarications (Kessler et al, 2020), and behaviors that violated norms of democratic governance, are acknowledged even by his most articulate supporter, Victor Davis Hanson  (Hanson, 2019). Given Trump’s crudities and claims that he doesn’t read (Graham, 2018), […]

Why Joe Biden Will Choose Stacey Abrams As a Running Mate in the 2020 presidential election

I wish the old phrase “I’ll bet a dollar to a doughnut” wasn’t so outdated, because that’s how I’d like to end this blog. It offers reasons why presumptive Democratic nominee for president, Joe Biden, will probably pick black Georgia legislator, Stacey Abrams as his vice-presidential candidate for the 2020 election. The doughnut phrase harks […]

IT’S A CRAZY COUNTRY

U.S. leftists have deep suspicion about anything related to market methods; U.S. conservatives have little trust in government. The Europeans don’t have the U.S.’s manic creativity but value cooperation in their societies. That’s why European nations are world leaders in global climate change policy while the U.S. has become an international black sheep.  Among Democratic […]

A Review of Trade Books That Warned of the 2008 Real Estate and Financial Meltdown

On October 23, 2008 former Federal Reserve Board Chairman, Alan Greenspan, arguably the most respected financial expert in the U.S., testified grim-faced in a Congressional hearing that the banking crash had taken him by surprise: