National Debt

"Common Sense" Part 2 - Addressed To The Inhabitants Of 2017 America

Three generations have passed since Paine’s words inspired a revolution, but they ring as true today as they did during that fateful year of 1776. We have been ruled by an oppressive tyrannical establishment, bent on controlling and regulating every aspect of our lives, over-taxing hard working Americans to pay for its welfare/warfare surveillance state, indebting unborn generations with over $200 trillion of unfunded promises, enriching themselves and their Deep State benefactors, impoverishing the people through systematic inflation, globalizing their jobs to Asia, and treating hard working Americans with utter contempt.

"Pulling Awesome Forward"

The euphoria in markets is based on a seismic change in policy. The questions are on timing, efficacy, and whether the Fed tightening cycle overcomes any benefits. And, the environment today is much different than the 1980s, and just ten years ago. The market is pricing in a lot of “Everything is Awesome”, but has all that awesome, real or fantasy, been pulled forward? We will see.

Summing Up 8 Years Of Barack Obama

One day his Supreme Court justices will retire. Obamacare may be repealed. History will forget about his charisma and charm. Edward Snowden may eventually return home. The 500,000+ pages of regulations his administration issued will be replaced. And even the families of all the innocent victims who were accidentally killed in his drone strikes may move on with their lives. But the debt will still be there.