July 23, 2016

Quantitative Easing or Quantitative Fraud?

I was listening to the news on the radio on our drive back from Mass last Saturday evening. There was a news story about the economy, the National Debt (Capitalized because it is HUGE), interest rates, money supply and Quantitative Easing. Actually, not all of the above stuff was in the story, but the story alluded to all of this if one really paid attention and understood what is happening to our currency in America.The

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July 20, 2016

Why, Oh Why, Do I Hate Millennials?

In my previous article, “Why Oh Why, Do I Love Millennials” the Muckster proved he was falsely accused of hating Millennials. Now, I have to be “fair” and present the other side of the issue. Why do so many Americans hate Millennials? Why can’t they relate to millennials and understand the horrible plight of the youth of America. Well, here I go alienating readers again. If I do, feel free to let me know. We

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July 18, 2016

I am a Most Unhappy Man

It’s not easy being a big bank these days. Consumers hate them, shareholders have beef with them and regulators can’t figure out what to do with them. — Halah Touryalai, Forbes StaffWe hear it every day. The Democrats wage war on the Republicans by stating that the income gap is greater than ever before. They shout executives make millions while the employees make minimum wage. It’s not fair, they say.Raise the minimum wage and life will

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July 17, 2016

Why, Oh Why, Do I Love Millennials?

The Muckster has been accused of hating millennials, not relating to millennials and not understanding the horrible plight of the youth of America. Well, I am going to bust that myth. If I don’t, feel free to let me know. We have a comments section at the end of each article.First, let’s start off with the lame excuses. I have children, grandchildren, nephews, nieces and other young relatives that have been born since 1980. That

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July 6, 2016

Billionaires for Open Borders

The Muckster has been hearing so much about open borders recently that he decided to look into it and find out who really wants to open up the borders. First of all, what in the heck are open borders anyway? Stupid question? Yeah, I guess so.The country appears to be divided on the subject. Some want any and all people to be able to enter the USA, or any country for that matter, at will.

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July 4, 2016

Printing the Declaration of Independence

Colonial printers held a rare position in the history of American printing. Printers in Great Britain had a legal monopoly on most printed material, such as the English-language Bible, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and all maps. American printers were limited to producing newspapers, almanacs, sermons, addresses, pamphlets, primers and other lesser items.Most colonial printers had additional businesses. They ran book stores, dry-goods stores and some were postmasters as well. Printers were editors, publishers, and distributors who wore

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July 2, 2016

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.

July, 1776 was a critical month in the history of the United States. The American Revolution was little more than a civil war. The Continental Army was outnumbered three to one by the British and their German mercenaries. The British Navy dominated the high seas, cutting off supplies and arms.America sought support both domestically and internationally. The Continental Congress met in Philadelphia to draft a declaration of independence which would clearly state the reasons for

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