Monthly Archives: July 2012

When did the financial chaos really start?

Now the exact date of when the great recession or the financial crisis of the late 2000’s began is a huge debate among economists everywhere. But what if they’re off, not by a few months, or a year or so. What if they’re off by about, nine years? Humor me on this, here are my […]

U.S. Olympic Team, Made in China?

Now I know what you’re thinking, what the heck does this mean? Well I’ll tell you, it seems the good ol’ USofA Olympic team will be wearing the letters USA with a tag that has ‘made in China’ written on it. Hard to believe? Well it would be even harder to make up. Senate Majority […]

Taxes, Swiss Bank Accounts, and Vice Presidents, Oh my.

Presidential politics is picking up rather quickly with a few months to go until election day 2012. The current polls show a dead heat between President Obama and Former Gov. Romney and as usual the candidates are trying to define themselves. Taxes One of the most important issues in the campaign is, of course, taxes. […]

International Update

The Economy In Europe The Unemployment Rate in Europe (great place to start right?) held steady at 10.1% last month, Germany has the lowest level in the Euro Zone while Spain has the highest (5.9 and 24.6 respectively.) with such a huge spectrum of jobless numbers the European Central Bank announced early this week that […]

Campaigns pick up

Ah it’s gotten to that time of year already. General election campaigns are picking up all over NE Arkansas and you can bet your about to see all the signs, hear all the radio adds see a few TV commercials, so by November 7 you will be thanking God it’s finally over! But for the […]

Independence Day

This past week was the single most important holiday for our country. We, for the 236th time, celebrated being a nation. The Declaration of Independence is one of if not the most important document’s in our nation’s history because everything subsequent to it is subsequent because of it. On a hot summer day in July […]