Category: Business

Benjamin Franklin Portraits Popular: U.S. Treasury Prints More $100 Bills Than Dollar Bills

Benjamin Franklin Portraits Popular: U.S. Treasury Prints More $100 Bills Than Dollar Bills
Last year the U.S. Treasury printed more $100 Bills than Dollars for the first time in history. There are now more than seven billion portraits of Benjamin Franklin in circulation. Talk about being popular! Evidently, $100 Bills are hoarded like gold in unstable areas because the Federal Reserve estimates that two-thirds are held by foreigners.... Read more »

112th Congress Out Performs Do-Nothing Congress of '48

112th Congress Out Performs Do-Nothing Congress of '48
Something funny happened to the people we sent to serve us as the 112th U.S. Congress – so far they have out performed the famous “Do-Nothing Congress of 1948.” Not a very good distinction! Now, that should really please the hell out of us all given the fact that unemployment remains locked at an anemic... Read more »

Paul Ryan: Tea Party Masquerader Distorting Intent With Path To Prosperity

Paul Ryan: Tea Party Masquerader Distorting Intent With Path To Prosperity
If I have said it once, I have said it a thousand times – will the real Tea Party please stand up and take back what has been stolen from them by the likes of a far right agenda? Thousands of local chapters of the Tea Party sprung up around the nation and was comprised... Read more »
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Middle East Intervention Is More About Oil Than Democracy

Middle East Intervention Is More About Oil Than Democracy
I don’t know if the Middle East will ever have a type of democracy that resembles ours, but it isn’t for the lack of trying. Protests are sweeping across a region that has never exactly been the model of stability and despotic leaders are scrambling to maintain their grip on power. The region has always... Read more »

GOP & Tea Party Politicians Distorting Populist Message

GOP & Tea Party Politicians Distorting Populist Message
I have asked over and over again, who is the real Tea Party, and will they please stand up? As we know, two years of a mixed-bag Obama Presidency brought out a populist discontent that had not been seen in quite a while. People of all persuasions were simply sick and tired of the same... Read more »