March 12, 2012


Specter says Obama ditched him after he provided 60th vote to pass health reform
Former Sen. Arlen Specter (Pa.) writes in a new book that President Obama ditched him in the 2010 election after he helped Obama win the biggest legislative victory of his term by passing healthcare reform.

Specter also claims that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) did not uphold his promise to grant him seniority accrued over 28 years of service in the Senate as a Republican.
Yes, Arlen, you got the old pump & dump. Are you surprised? But hey, you can't spend your whole life worrying about your mistakes ...

March 01, 2012

The Joys of A Strong Currency

I've always said that we have more to fear from deflation than from inflation. Not that excessive inflation is good, mind you, but a certain amount is actually healthy in a growing economy. But deflation, that really stings ...

Brazil declares new ‘currency war’

Yep. They're quite put out over their currency getting stronger. With good reason.