Monthly Archives: March 2011

The US Does have a socialist Welfare State. It’s called ……

When trying to understand the global recession you invariably wander over to the ponderous economics text books looking for some clue that better explains the current situation than the mad-barking noises made by various politicians and Fox News contributors. One basic economic … Continue reading

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When did the US lose its Mojo?

In 1997 Life’s Little Ironies lived in the center of the Universe. OK that sounds like typical American hyperbole. I actually resided at 1640 Vista Club Circle Santa Clara. But in the pre-Y2k, pre 9/11 world it might as well … Continue reading

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How the Republicans view the deficit: A family parable

Imagine for one moment if you will that the fiscal deficit was a family crisis. Living with the Party family over the past few years I have observed the children run riot with family’s finances and their behavior has been … Continue reading

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‘Ello, ello, ello, what’s all this then?

(http://www.police.uk)  is a new website that records crime maps in the UK. It is an easily navigatable site that visually displays crime down to the street level. Crimes are classified under 5 categories from anti-social behaviour through to violent crime. … Continue reading

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