Tag Archives: Recession

Newt Gingrich can’t Count (oil) he’s dangerous.

Today the House Energy Committee got a visit from Al Gore… and he ruffled some feathers… especially those of Mr. Gingrich. Here’s his response He says that Al Gore presented “misleading ascertions”. Newt says… [Al Gore] said for example, the … Continue reading

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Here we go again… Oil Price Speculation or Real?

CNBC.com this morning has an article that I wasn’t expecting until at least August this year. But here it is all the same. The topic? Oil Prices Resist the World’s Recession Trend Their main point: The resilience shown by the … Continue reading

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The BC NDP Platform

The election campaign is officially here. The barbs have been flying for some time now, but I thought it worth it to go through each party platform, even though I will likely vote NDP, I still think it’s important to … Continue reading

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Economic turmoil a manifestation of hard-wired, human Darwinism?

I had a great little discussion with a colleague yesterday about the economic troubles in the United States and around the world right now. He mentioned that if you go to the Wiki for The Great Depression, many of reasons … Continue reading

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Are the US Financial Networks propping up the US Economy

And are they finally losing their grip? CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, FoxNews… one wonders… if this was 1929 would the psychology of the crash have happened? Go read this link from Financial Sense.com: http://www.financialsense.com/fsu/editorials/willie/2008/0702.html Now the Intl Monetary Fund has decided … Continue reading

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