04/03/2020 archive


Here they are. Our country is now facing its worst crisis in modern history. We are in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic that could lead to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans and infect millions of others, and we are entering an economic downturn that could be worse than the Great Depression …

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Panic Buying

Well, not quite yet. I’ve been able to restrain the impulse so far but Amazon sales are skyrocketing and that’s not necessarily a good thing. They treat their employees like crap and are driving Mom & Pops out of business faster than Sam Walton. Don’t bother looking for gloves and masks, they’re out.

Forget Everything You Know About Money

Of course it’s about MMT. Ok, so this is a new source, and not a Nobel Prize winning Economist or former Secretary of Labor so I’ve had to review a sampling of material and while I’m not in 100% agreement it’s no worse than Samuelson (with whom I’m also not in 100% agreement nor any …

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Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news media and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Not that long ago actually.

The Breakfast Club (It’s Alright To Be Alone)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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