Category Archives: Economics

Price Gouging: Denver Airport

A bad name for a practice in basic economics where prices are unaccountably inflated for some items.  When this happens due to severe shortages, the law often steps in to punish anyone who gets a profit from these prices.  Occasionally, … Continue reading

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Investment 101, and other scams

Investment advisors are all scams.  They don’t know anything that is worth you paying them money to learn.  They aren’t better at managing your money than you are, even if you just spend every nickle you have on living it … Continue reading

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NATO

The SECDEF visited Europe recently and told them to stop being deadbeats and up their defense spending instead of making us carry the weight. This was exactly the WRONG answer. The Right answer is that each nation decides for itself … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Defense, Economics, Government, Politics, War | 5 Comments

Trump plans Executive order to save Black Colleges

According to the news this morning, Trump is planning to use an executive order to save HBCU’s (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) from extinction.  This is a stupid thing for Trump to do, but the news fails to mention what … Continue reading

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Agreeing with Obama on Cuba

As I have said often, the Cold War is over.  Global communist expansion has ended and atrophied to the point where only a few representative examples remain.  Immigration policies that were designed to support cold war objectives are pointless in … Continue reading

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Job Opportunities

OK.  I fell for it.  I logged into the TRUMP jobs site.  It only asks for contact information: name, address, phone, email.  Nothing about your skills and abilities. Nothing about which job you would like to have. Nothing about “attach … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts: HP Printer repair

I have an HP officejet 4620.  But I don’t do much home printing.  So I figure this printer hasn’t been used in about 2 years. The expected happens, as expected.  Printer doesn’t work.  Rather everything works perfectly, but no ink … Continue reading

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