Apr 30

Lies, Lies and OMG, More Lies

It’s that time of year again. It’s open enrollment for health plans at my employer. They are biggest employer in…

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Apr 25

Dangerous Divergence

The chart below would appear to be in conflict with the results of a recent Gallup poll regarding stock ownership…

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Apr 14

Why Is The MSM Covering Up Recessionary Data?

The Census Bureau put out their monthly retail sales report this morning. During good times, the MSM would be hailing…

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Apr 5

The Boomer Retirement Meme is a Big Lie

As the labor participation rate and employment to population ratio linger near three decade lows, the mouthpieces for the establishment…

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Apr 2

Cutting Through BLS Bullshit

The BLS just reported their monthly seasonally adjusted, birth death adjusted, bullshit guess of employment, designed to keep the sheeple…

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Mar 31

Worst Case Scenario = 73% Down From Here

As the stock market gyrates higher and lower in a fairly narrow range, the spokesmodels and talking heads on CNBC…

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Mar 24

Why Islam Lops Off Heads, Christianity Doesn’t, and

As an introduction to this article, I would like for you to ask yourself the following question; — “What is…

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Mar 23

Yellen, Draghi, Kuroda: Deranged Lab Rats

The stock market has regained all of its loses year to date as economic indicators continue to flash red, corporate…

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Mar 14

Voting To Destroy The Establishment

The inability to predict outliers implies the inability to predict the course of history” ― Nassim Nicholas Taleb, The Black Swan:…

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Mar 9

Pictorial Essay: Message to the Voting Cattle

Our own awesome ‘wip’ posted this video in another thread, and asked me to listen to it. I did, and…

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Mar 4

Lies, Damn Lies, & BLS Statistics

“There are three types of lies — lies, damn lies, and statistics.” ― Benjamin Disraeli It’s my favorite day of the…

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Mar 2

30 Blocks Of You Gotta See It To

I got frustrated Monday morning on the Schuylkill Expressway when traffic ground to a halt just before City Line Avenue.…

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Mar 1

The Great Corporate Earnings Fraud

"What are the odds that people will make smart decisions about money if they don’t need to make smart decisions–if…

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Feb 26

More Than 30 Blocks Of Fiscal Irresponsibility

Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. No one in this world, so far as…

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Feb 22

No Way Out

I know there are many people out there who don’t watch the daily drivel emanating from their 72 inch HD…

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Feb 15

Deranged Central Bankers Blowing Up The World

It is now self-evident to any sentient being (excludes CNBC shills, Wall Street shyster economists, and Keynesian loving politicians) the…

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Jan 16

Consumer Drowning Sorrows at the Bar

Month after month I watch as the MSM mouthpieces try to spin declining consumer spending in a positive light. They…

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Jan 4

This Time Isn’t Different

Last year ended with a whimper on Wall Street. The S&P 500 was down 1% for the year, down 4%…

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Dec 24

The Big Short – A Review

“The truth is like poetry, and most people fucking hate poetry.” The Big Short opens nationwide today. But it happened to…

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