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In the most highly anticipated event of the week, the Federal Reserve Board will announce its new interest rate policy tomorrow.   All to fight inflation. But what if “Inflation” is the policy? Energy inflation, that is.   …

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This week Wall Street will have two of the most significant events of the financial year. On Wednesday afternoon, Jerome Powell will announce the latest interest rate move from the Federal Reserve. And before the ink is even dry, early the very next…

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I find that in analyzing the Biden energy policies, this Administration confuses the evident and immediate energy crisis that the country is currently enduring. With a supposed "Climate Crisis” that may or may not occur sometime in the future.…

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In the Summer of 1941, Nazi Germany launched Operation Barbarossa, an invasion of Russia to capture Moscow. This move was in direct contravention of the Molotov-Ribbentrop (German, Soviet) Non-Aggression Pact signed just two years before. In 81 year…

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Nine Presidents have occupied the White House since that famous photograph of then-President Richard Nixon and Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai toasting each other. It was the winter of 1972, and the two leaders had just concluded the agreements that wo…

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As St. Paul observed, some things get everywhere. And influence everything they contact. As any baker knows, it just takes a little yeast (leaven) to cause an entire loaf of bread to rise.Inflation is like that. It corrupts everything it touches. Af…

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July 16, 2022

America's Giant Hangover

America is behaving like the drunk who went our drinking. After imbibing a few too many, he wrecked the car, ripped the front door off its hinges, and hit his head. The following day, he woke with a splitting headache, the broken door, and a wrecked…

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As one pundit put it, Americans have become used to free money. And it is true. Since the Great Financial Crisis of 2008, it has been the policy of the Federal Reserve to maintain near-zero interest rates. Free money, if yo…

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The Consumer Price Index flashed across our screens in big red letters. Like a gunshot in a crowd. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fainted. It was falling nearly 300 points in less than an hour before finally gaining its composure.   It's no…

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You and I have more information at our fingertips than ever before. Just what and how to buy is laid out before us. I’m a massive user of Amazon. I’m always looking for products to use in managing my garden. What&…

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