From Soup To Nuts.
Some of the most enduring images of the great depression of 1929-1939 are those of long lines of obviously beaten-down men in soup lines… hungry women and children with haunted eyes. Shantytowns sprang up all over the country, called Hoovervilles in mocking derision of the disastrous policies that engendered the crash and the even worse schemes which perpetuated the depression until 1939 and the advent | Read More »
Another US $Trillion for Global Aid, Recovery, Bailouts?
Healines previewing the meeting of US President Obama with UK Prime Minister Brown this week seem to be concluding that the money is already spent. With confident predictions of the meeting’s successful outcome, one has to wonder whose pocket is going to be picked for the funding needed to pay for these happy outcomes. Obama has already committed $900 million to help terrorists in | Read More »