Economics Politcal Threads Politics

Trump’s “Economy”

This is a response to a post on facebook suggesting that “Trumps economy is back down to about the same as Obamas high point, and that is after a pandemic, riots, and intentional sabotage the whole way through by Democratic partisans.” I’ll assume by “high point” you are referring to the GDP Growth Rate. That […]

Economics Politics

Government Spending

This chart shows government spending from 2000 – 2015.  As far as I can tell, there are no tricks, no hidden or partial contexts, no percentage of GDP… Just straight up spending measured here in billions of U.S. dollars. source: As you can see, there is a huge peak in 2010. This peak was […]

Economics Social/Culture

Wal-Mart Rides the Decline

So now Wal-Mart is trying to push into Inglewood, CA while bypassing the cities zoning, traffic and environmental reviews. Story I keep hearing about Wal-Mart shoving their stores up everyone’s ass whether they want it or not. My in-laws who are mostly in the grocery business are boycotting Wal-Mart, but the Wal-Mart in our neighborhood […]