Malaise in the Investment Community

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The following post from John Mauldin Economics hit my inbox by way of  an MBA buddy. The almost palpable angst and uneasiness of the post is worth examining in more detail. Here is a capsule summary of the article which can…

Hiding In Plain Sight Behind Barack Obama

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Frank Bruni at the NYTimes raised 5 questions about telling  issues  in the  Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debate in Brooklyn last night. As the GOP is hacking itself apart in a grisly dismemberment over who controls the perverse loyalties of its Base,…

How are the US Job Creators Doing?

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The US Job Creators are doing critical things very right by many Business standards. First and foremost,  US Job Creators are making big , yes record profits. As seen in this chart for 2012. US Job Creators profits reached a…

Republican Truthiness

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Republicans from Presidential candidates through to the rank and file have embraced truthiness. Of course, Stephen Colbert is famous for having defined truthiness way back in 2005 on his first Colbert Report show: Colbert chose the word truthiness just moments…

What To Do About ISIS

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Here is an superb analysis of what to do against ISIS after the Paris massacre. Charlie Rose pulled together a team of experts with diverse view points. They include: 1)Peter Baker NYTimes Washington political reporter. 2)Roger Cohen NYTimes Opinion Page writer 3)Matt…

Apple Abandons Web Designers

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Two years ago, Takethe5th did a story on how Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer and the Microsoft Minions did a 20 year continuous shafting of Web Developers. Well, in the Web World times change at a Back-to-the-Future pace. Now Apple under CEO…

Titanic Split Threatens the GOP

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The Grand Old Party is coming apart at the seams. For the past 10 years the Republican  party has played loyal supporters to its 1% sponsors [think NRA, Climate Change deniers, Wall Street, etc, etc] while allowing its Tea Party rump…

3 Abominable Obama Policy Decisions

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before a Senate Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies subcommittee on the Justice Department's FY2014 Budget Request in Washington June 6, 2013.    REUTERS/Gary Cameron   (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) - RTX10E10

The GOP Leadership is prepared to tell you that Barack Obama is the worst President in US History because they need  a scapegoat  for George W. Bush’s disastrous incumbency. Just consider the consequences of  Bush decisions. Bush systematically ignored all the September 9/11…

Incoming Jobs Tsunami: WTF! Economy

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In the past week, Takethe5th has been describing the incoming Jobs Tsunami in which AI and massive processing capabilities now take over a large chunk of white collar as well as blue collar jobs. Well here is a conference by…