Yearly Archives: 2011

Debt Ceiling Drama!

July 30, 2011

The debate surrounding the effort to raise the debt ceiling is political drama for sure, but if you ask any economist they’ll tell you its very serious business. The debt ceiling is artificial. It was created in 1917 by Congress after World War 1 to pay battle bills. Up to that point Congress just borrowedContinue Reading

The debate surrounding the effort to raise the debt ceiling is political drama for sure, but if you ask any...
by Hal Eisner, read more

What would Reagan think?

July 27, 2011

Back when Ronald Reagan was President of the United States he had to deal with a debt ceiling problem just like President Obama. Back then he called the party fighting over solving the problem a game of brinksmanship. He warned  Congress that not raising the debt limit could cause a financial catastrophe. Quoting the WashingtonContinue Reading

Back when Ronald Reagan was President of the United States he had to deal with a debt ceiling problem just...
by Hal Eisner, read more

What outrages you?

July 25, 2011 Tags:, ,

Do you ever go thru the day and think WT(you know what)? Ya know… something that just gets your goat! I’m not talking about politics here. I’m simply talking about life! Like for me I don’t understand how people drive with their cell phones to their ears when they know it’s against the law? What’sContinue Reading

Do you ever go thru the day and think WT(you know what)? Ya know… something that just gets your goat!...
by Hal Eisner, read more