MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

Are We In a Depression?

October 7th, 2011 Viewed 3185 times, 1 so far today

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The word “depression” carries with it such huge baggage that people will do everything they can to avoid it.  The problem is that it shouldn’t be feared, as it’s part of the normal cycle of finance—there has to be a contraction just as there is an expansion.  Trying to deny reality here is pointless.

The question that we are faced with is:

Do we embrace this part of the cycle, or try to avoid it and end up making it more painful?

Our leaders are currently doing the latter.  They are inflating the dollar, they are trying to extend credit.  They are attempting to influence the economy strictly on the supply side, where it is the demand side that creates jobs.

Worse, all these attempts to heal the economy through “Quantitative Easing” is actually making this worse:

Don’t Forget Who is at The Top of the Ticket

September 23rd, 2008 Viewed 1791 times, 2 so far today

mccain2I had a brilliant idea last night while I was mowing the lawn.  It would be a great YouTube commercial that McCain could create and I thought it was hysterical1.

It was going to highlight the fact that when a crisis came, McCain made decisions and Obama voted “Present”—or “I have a plan, but I don’t want to share it.”

Then I read this article from George Will, “McCain Loses His Head.”

  1. I may try to pull something like this off over on my fiction blog, so I’m not giving away the details yet.  Let’s just say that initial reactions were not as funny as it was in my mind. []

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Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.