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16 Tons: American Poverty

Today, more than 30% of Americans live in or near poverty.

In 1955, Tennessee Ernie Ford had a #1 hit that defined the poverty of the era.

” … You load 16 tons and what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt. St Peter don’t you call me cause I can’t go; I owe

2019-10-17T18:25:07+00:00October 17th, 2019|

Corporate Leaders & CEOs See New Duty

Once upon a time, Corporate Leaders maintained an attitude of ‘Integrity First’ believing that honesty, quality products, and good service generated a decent profit.

Then, a major shift occurred.

Shareholders and corporate folks decided that the primary goal of corporations is to generate profits for the shareholders; this was based on the teaching of economist Milton Friedman;

2019-09-04T17:06:26+00:00September 4th, 2019|

The Wall Update

In my previsous post, The Wall, I pointed out that it would only work if Trump could build a 40,000-foot high wall. Recent events have partially confirmed this.

One report has been that of the 4,000 “undesirable” individuals trying to enter the U.S., only seven have

2019-01-16T21:59:27+00:00January 20th, 2019|

Is Trump Broke?

Short Answer: YES

The signs have been building since he pledged $5 million to veterans during the Iowa primary. Fortunately, journalists stayed on top of the pledge and found that he had done nothing.

Then came his statement that his assets were $8 billion or $12 billion. I think

2019-01-16T21:52:03+00:00January 16th, 2019|