Digital Gangsters Threat to Democracy

While the U.S. continues playing victim to “fake news” and putting up with the digital online revolutionaries and digital uprisings (as in the Smollett case), we are pleased to report that the UK Guardian is providing great coverage of what we’ve...

Bernanke et al on L4L

Odds of future Fed Hikes may be diminishing thanks to computer models.  For those who don’t track such things, there is an incredibly interesting paper our from the Federal Reserve in its Finance and Economics Discussion Series (FEDS).In  addition, a...

Prepping: Please! Save My Weedeater!

Sure, it’s fair to ask “Since when is a WeedEater (or, more properly a  )”Weed Eater W25SBK, 16 in. 25cc 2-Cycle Gas Straight Shaft String Trimmer” that Amazon had on sale for $89.95 this week, considered a “prepping item? Ah, my little...

Markets Look for Cherry, GovDown II Looms

Today promises to be like one of those “perfect crossword puzzles” you stumble on every once in a while.  You know the kind.  Hard as hell with just the right mix of brain-expanding terms and gimme’s.  The closer we move into “future” the...

What Kind of Christmas? 3 Futures Emerge

Three very different pictures of the future are emerging at what we think of as the “financial sports book.”  And two of the three views are driven by some basic Elliott-wave thinking. The first future is the one that should near completion in coming days...

Power in the Greater Depression (Ch. 6)

EMP, HEMP, SREMP and other robust power design parameters.We don’t mean to go off the deep end here, but there is a new report out on one of our favorite “unknowns” – namely Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) effects.This morning, we review not only...

Prepping: For “Retirement Disease”

In less than a week, you-know-who will turn over the speed limit:  70. If I have time to complete them, several more books are yet to fall out of these fingers including one that is the extended-play version of this morning’s discussion of:  “Retirement...

The Data on Bipolar America

We have a blissfully short column this morning because the real “deal points” in the news flow this morning market America’s present mass-media-breakdown a prime candidate for diagnosis as bipolar disorder (Refer to your dog-eared DSM-5) although it...

American Idiocy: Musitics and Politainment

Just when I was hoping the bottom was in on the nearly-incomprehensible decline of American’s critical-thinking, here comes another example of how Musitics and Politainment are wrecking our future. The latest example of the blending of politics and music came...

Power in the Greater Depression (Ch. 5)

Charging is harder than you thought.  Regardless of your energy source, whether wind, low-head hydro, solar,  or that noisy old gen-set, there is still the problem of getting the energy into your deep-cycling long-term alternative energy storage battery...