Don’t Let Government Break the Trade Unions

Break the unions and you break the middle class.  The British government was making plans to undermine the Miners Union during the 1985 strike even before the strike ended.  Read it here: http://bit.ly/pwv2NC Another article claims that Margaret Thatcher didn’t break the trade unions, it was caused by globalization.  Read it the counterpoint here:  http://tgr.ph/oEobPv When … Read more

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Wrong Thinking Republicans

President Barack Obama is criticized for increasing the National Debt and he certainly bears some responsibility for the deficits during his term in office.  However, take a look at the data and you’ll see that the policies of the George W. Bush administration increased the National Debt by 27.8%.  And I believe if you really … Read more

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Should David Cameron Resign?

Here’s a link to a short article from The Economist.  http://econ.st/qXZd6s How well can he distance himself from his former media advisor from 2007 to 2011 Andy Coulson?  It sure looks like News International had lots of access to the British government at all levels.  We know what was in it for News International, but … Read more

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High Protein Diet Contributes to Osteoporosis

I was listening to a podcast the other day, when I heard the person being interviewed say, “it’s been well documented that eating a high protein diet contributes to osteoporosis.”  I almost fell out of my chair because I had never heard that before; but you know it makes perfect sense.  It’s also been reported … Read more

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A Shot Across the Bow

The decision to release oil from the strategic petroleum reserve is a shot across the bow of OPEC.  Remember the first shot is a warning, the next?  Well your guess is a good as mine.  I think it’s clear that the U.S.A. will do whatever it takes to preserve their “auto-eccentric” lifestyle.  Here’s a link … Read more

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No More Quantitative Easing

On Wednesday, July 13, the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, signaled that the US economy was still weak and that more financial stimulus may be necessary.  http://natpo.st/pBPAzN This means they are considered another round of quantitative easy, i.e. QE-3.  Has anyone in the U.S.A. seen an improvement in the US economy since the first two … Read more

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