Category Archives: Political & Geopolitical

National Debt To Hit $20 Trillion Very Soon

According to the USDebtClock.org, the US national debt stands at $19.980 trillion. That means our national debt will top $20 trillion later this month or next. Over the past 20 years, our national debt has quadrupled under both Republican and Democratic presidents and Congresses. The debt actually doubled during the eight years of President Obama,…

Foreigners Are Selling US Treasury Bonds – Should We Worry?

Overseas investors and some foreign governments are reducing their holdings of US Treasury bonds. The mainstream media is making a big deal out of this and wants us to believe that it’s happening because Donald Trump is the President. Yet there’s a problem with that analysis. The unloading of Treasuries began last summer when the…

CEOs to Trump: Deregulation More Important Than Tax Cuts

Our main topic today revolves around the reactions President Trump got from the CEOs of some of America’s largest corporations in meetings he had with them this week. Mr. Trump advised these corporate bigwigs of two things: 1) that he was willing to offer them very attractive corporate income tax cuts and significant reductions in…

President Obama’s Legacy – Weaken America For Eight Years

If you have read me for very long, you know a few things about my political leanings, which I don’t hesitate to espouse now and then. I’m a free-market conservative that believes in smaller government, balanced budgets and lower taxes, just to name a few. President Barack Obama is the first black president of the…

Ray Dalio: Trump Presidency Could Be Huge For Markets

Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio, founder of the $160 billion behemoth Bridgewater Associates, believes we’ll see a major boost in the economy after President-elect Donald Trump takes office. I don’t know Mr. Dalio personally but I know a number of people who do, and they agree that he is brilliant. On December 19, Dalio posted a…