Monthly Archives: November 2010

Unfair Competition equals Free Trade

All I Want in Life is an Unfair Advantage Hank Greenberg CEO AIG Tax breaks. Donated land. Free education for the workforce. Free roads and sewers. Sound like government intervention? Sound like Socialism? No, it’s normal interaction between state and … Continue reading

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Michael Redd Bucks

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Florida Foreclosures

Originally, this post was intended to show the depth of change the Great Recession has caused in Florida, accompanied by reader comments from the New York Times. Another story crossed the radar which exemplifies the reason for the housing collapse … Continue reading

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Democracy In China Delayed

One myth that pertains to trade with China is the idea that freedom and democracy will sprout due to increased contact with the outside world. Like rational people everywhere, the Chinese desire peace and prosperity, even more so, now that … Continue reading

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Bush Book Decision Points

Bush Book Decision Points Unprecedented recession, endless wars, unrestrained spending with the result the federal debt more than doubled from 2001 – 2009, George Bush has already been judged by history. George Bush believes that he will be decedent, dead, … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Petraeus Karzai

Afghanistan is a mess, another legacy of Dubya’s presidential blunders. Unlike Iraq, Afghanistan is far less developed economically and culturally due to its mountainous terrain. Consequently, the graveyard of empires is far more fractured into tribal entities and clans than … Continue reading

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Hypocrites

Earmark foes spend on defense GOP freshmen’s pet projects in bill Tuesday, May 24, 2011 03:05 AM BY DONNA CASSATA ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON – Hard-charging Republicans who rallied voters last year with cries of “Stop the spending, ban the earmarks” … Continue reading

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Old Men Who Don’t Care

ALL The Way To The Bank It starts at the top. Clueless boss runs Bengals like mom-and-pop store …. http://bengalsworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=14250 In 1978, I met Mike Brown, owner of the Cincinnati Bengals and his father Paul, a football genius, in Wilmington, … Continue reading

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Republican Mandate?

Republicans assume they have a knockdown mandate due to the result of last week’s election. They are prepared to force their cut at any cost agenda upon President Obama while Democrats stand aside as the loyal opposition. In reality, Republican … Continue reading

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China in Focus

Investors and policy makers are waiting for the next Chinese Five Year Plan to be released in March 2011. Did you know that China has dozens of cities the size of Chicago? James L. McGregor is a Chinese expert, an … Continue reading

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