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A Jobless Recovery

U.S. unemployment stands at 9.2%.  U.S. corporate profits – Up, way up!  Why?  US corporations are sitting on a mountain of cash.  They are not expanding in the U.S.A.; but are expanding overseas.  And as I indicated in an earlier … Continue reading

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Italians Say “No” to Water Privatization

In a voter referendum over the weekend of June 12-13, Italians voted to overturn laws attempting to favor water privatization in their country.  Well done – mi Amici.  http://bit.ly/nHX6D7

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The Next Financial Crises in the Making

Ever heard of ETF’s; otherwise known as Exchange Traded Funds?  These are another investment vehicle that let’s you invest in commodities, business sectors, stock indexes and so on; without actually owning the underlying asset.  This is the financial industry up … Continue reading

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Stay Strong. Work Together Europe!

The assault that’s taking place on the Euro is unprecedented.  Who benefits from such an assault?  I believe the financial speculators, hedge fund managers, and the U.S.A. win.  Why the U.S.A.?  When the financial crises hit, the Euro stayed strong. … Continue reading

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Update on the Financial Crises

The financial industry has no remorse for the problems they have caused.  Case in point – the former Chief Risk Office for Lehman Brothers has been appointed to Treasurer and Vice President of the World Bank. Read about it here. … Continue reading

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Health Care in America

I find it very interesting that the health care plan that was passed by a then democratic Congress is more or less patterned after the one passed in Massachusetts and signed into law by a republican governor.  So why is … Continue reading

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Concern over recent world events

I have always been a fairly optimistic person.  I realize that seismic, meteorological, and geologic events are part of our living planet.  However, the recent events coupled with the financial, political, and social problems that have surfaced around the world … Continue reading

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They are getting away with it!

Is anybody concerned that those responsible for the financial crises, that we are still dealing with, have gotten away basically scot free?  After all the pain that the citizens of the world have been through as a result of the … Continue reading

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Public Sector Unions

Another hot button issue facing the USA is what’s taking place in Wisconsin.  Have you read about this?  Check out the links I’ve included below to get some information about this very important issue.  I understand that some states have … Continue reading

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Water Privatization

Do you know that corporate multi-national corporations are trying to buy up and take over municipal water supplies around the world?  Most people are not aware that this is happening.  In some cases the World Bank is influencing the privatization … Continue reading

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