Saving Yourself

April 22, 2011 17:05 by KRM
Why are so many enamored with big government? When the economy has been shattered by reckless spending, why is that the first reflexive reaction by so many is to increase government spending? How can people be so obtuse as to continue to support politicians, charged with fixing the problem, but only make it worse? What will be the end result of it all – will we be able to pull ourselves out of this mess? [More]
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Sub-Standard and Dirt Poor

April 18, 2011 22:12 by KRM
The big news this week is that Standard & Poors, one of the Big Three credit rating agencies, downgraded the outlook for the United States to negative. The effect was immediate as gold climbed to a new high, and the dollar and Dow Jones both fell. The reason stated was because the U.S. has “what we consider to be very large budget deficits and rising government indebtedness and the path to addressing these is not clear to us.” [More]
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