Is This the End Times for Capitalism?

June 18, 2012 Has capitalism failed in the US?  Or has it been a success? It depends on who you ask. However, by the strictest of definitions, it’s impossible to know; because it has never been given a chance to … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Financial Industry Is Source of President Obama’s Chief’s of Staff

January 26, 2012 Rahm Emanuel was President Obama’s original Chief of Staff. Many said he got the job because he and Obama were friends and had a long relationship. Maybe. But the fact is Emanuel came from the banking system; … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

The Underlying (and Scary) Implications of Florida’s Attempt to Privatize Prison System

January 20, 2012 While the Old Man tends to focus on national issues, I occasionally react to what some state governments are doing; especially if I see a national implication. And the state of Florida has recently given new cause … [CLICK TO READ MORE]