The Myth of the Great Trump Economy

Both the pro-trump and anti-Trump sides of the aisle keep telling us the economy is in remarkable shape. The Trumpers brag about it because they think it will help him gain a second term, while the anti-Trumpers worry that this … Continue reading

BS Isn’t Less BS-ey Coming From the Left

Look; I can handle bullshit coming from the far right. In fact, I expect it. That’s about all they have. They have no morals and they think they’re better than everyone else when the opposite is true. Among the most … Continue reading

8 Days to Go: Republicans Champion Lottery Capitalism, Which We Can’t Afford

In this absolutely critical election year for our democracy, it is very important that voters understand that one of the key reasons they absolutely must vote Democratic is because the Republican Party is very bad for the economy. Their treatment of … Continue reading

The Trump Trade War Will Cost Us All

I keep saying this and Trump keeps proving it… Donald Trump gets his talking points and his policy guidance from the CALLERS to right wing talk radio shows. Not the hosts, but the callers. These are people with nothing to … Continue reading

There Are No Excuses in the “Richest Country in the World”

While everyone has been obsessed with life in Donny World, the United States passed a remarkable milestone last week, thanks to the Obama Economy. (And no, you cannot give Trump credit; he has done nothing in 16 months, except pile … Continue reading

Cutting Trump’s Crap on Trade

As of this coming Sunday, Donald Trump will have been in office for 16 months. He started running for president more than three years ago. In that 36 months or more, how is it possible that a man who is … Continue reading

A Trade War? Now? More Proof of Trump Incompetence

This morning, seemingly before his “Executive Time,” Trump Tweeted the following: When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win. Example, … Continue reading

Wharton Grad Donny Flubs the Basics of the Stock Market

This morning, Lord Donny Tweeted the following: In the “old days,” when good news was reported, the Stock Market would go up. Today, when good news is reported, the Stock Market goes down. Big mistake, and we have so much … Continue reading

Trump and the GOP: Making China Great Again

Donald Trump likes to brag about how great the economy has been for the last year. Some of the things he takes credit for are just plain bizarre. For example, there are these Tweets from a couple days ago: More … Continue reading

What Do We Want to Be? Part II – Fiscal Responsibility

There is no bigger joke in the body politic of the United States than when a Republican touts “fiscal responsibility.” They have no concept of what it means to be fiscally responsible and they treat tax dollars as both the … Continue reading