Understatement can be a form of courage — a comment about the US economy

Summary:  a look at what our leaders are saying today, where we are going (with an ominous comparison with the past), what we can expect to hear from them in the future if America's citizens continue to slide along, and a (not the) solution. After 12 years of obscure gibberish from Chairman Greenspan and two years of … Continue reading Understatement can be a form of courage — a comment about the US economy

Forecasts for the American Expedition to Iraq – the Sequel

Also, Introducing the New Kingmaker in American Politics! What comes next in Iraq? Here are some straight-line extrapolations.  Let's move beyond the obvious good bets: collapse of the current government structure in Iraq, civil war, and continued slow erosion of US popular support. All these were discussed at length in my November 30 Forecasts. What's … Continue reading Forecasts for the American Expedition to Iraq – the Sequel