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Entries by James Boyce from 05/2009

Things That Don't Surprise Me Anymore

| Posted 05.01.2009 | Politics

Instead of loving their neighbor, "Christians" are more likely to torture them, just in case the neighbor might know something they don't know about their minister also being a hypocrite.

The Darwin Depression: Where Are We Now?

| Posted 05.18.2009 | Business

The 'bottom' that people are so desperately searching for, in retail sales, in the housing market, is not really the bottom. It's the new reality. Growth off of that floor will be slow.

Things That Don't Surprise Me Anymore (2)

| Posted 05.19.2009 | Politics

Economists are about as accurate as a bad weathermen: How many stories of 'bad models' and flat-out dumb ass wrong predictions do we have to go through until an economist stands up and admits? "Hey, we're just guessing."

Credit Card Reform Act: Washington At Its Worst

| Posted 05.21.2009 | Politics

Consumer groups who are touting this bill as a success, bloggers who are smiling and happy about it and consumers who think somehow their representatives did something for them are missing two really important facts about the credit card issue.

The Recovery Myth: Caveat America

| Posted 05.28.2009 | Business

There are no green shoots, because there is no recovery when a bubble pops. There is only gradual and slow, painful realization that it was a bubble. And now, it's gone.

Why Are Boeing, Citigroup And The U.S. Navy Calling Sonia Sotomayor "Latino KKK?"

| Posted 05.29.2009 | Politics

Clearly Tom Tancredo is a bigot. And most would say a racist. And the people who enable him to remain in power, by donating money to his political c...