• 141 days Could Crypto Overtake Traditional Investment?
  • 146 days Americans Still Quitting Jobs At Record Pace
  • 148 days FinTech Startups Tapping VC Money for ‘Immigrant Banking’
  • 151 days Is The Dollar Too Strong?
  • 151 days Big Tech Disappoints Investors on Earnings Calls
  • 152 days Fear And Celebration On Twitter as Musk Takes The Reins
  • 154 days China Is Quietly Trying To Distance Itself From Russia
  • 154 days Tech and Internet Giants’ Earnings In Focus After Netflix’s Stinker
  • 158 days Crypto Investors Won Big In 2021
  • 158 days The ‘Metaverse’ Economy Could be Worth $13 Trillion By 2030
  • 159 days Food Prices Are Skyrocketing As Putin’s War Persists
  • 161 days Pentagon Resignations Illustrate Our ‘Commercial’ Defense Dilemma
  • 162 days US Banks Shrug off Nearly $15 Billion In Russian Write-Offs
  • 165 days Cannabis Stocks in Holding Pattern Despite Positive Momentum
  • 166 days Is Musk A Bastion Of Free Speech Or Will His Absolutist Stance Backfire?
  • 166 days Two ETFs That Could Hedge Against Extreme Market Volatility
  • 168 days Are NFTs About To Take Over Gaming?
  • 169 days Europe’s Economy Is On The Brink As Putin’s War Escalates
  • 172 days What’s Causing Inflation In The United States?
  • 173 days Intel Joins Russian Exodus as Chip Shortage Digs In
Another Retail Giant Bites The Dust

Another Retail Giant Bites The Dust

Forever 21 filed for Chapter…

What's Behind The Global EV Sales Slowdown?

What's Behind The Global EV Sales Slowdown?

An economic slowdown in many…

  1. Home
  2. Markets
  3. Other

The Blame Game

Finger-pointing and fear-mongering over trivial budget non-cuts are now in full swing. Obama is blaming House speaker John Boehner and of course Boehner is blaming Obama.

Of the more ridiculous hype, Obama asserts "Navy ships could lie idle and children would lose out on vaccinations if the cuts are not halted."


Mainstream Media Nonsense

Cooler Heads vs. Mainstream Media

Cooler heads prevail in non-mainstream media reports such as that of friend Tim Wallace as noted in Media Hype Over Sequester Cuts

Cooler heads also prevail in a NBC/WSJ Poll that shows "A majority of Americans (53%) prefer that Congress move ahead with the current sequester cuts or a plan that contains even more cuts, suggesting the public's general appetite for reducing spending."

Blame Game Campaign

Getting the media all hyped up over trivial "non-cuts" is all part of Obama's "Blame Game" Campaign. To be fair, Republicans have countered with their own campaign.

With those thoughts, I have a musical tribute to offer.

Musical Tribute to Shirley Ellis

Come on everybody!
I say now let's play a game
I betcha I can make a rhyme out of anybody's name
Obama, Obama, bo Ama, Bonana fanna fo Fobama
Fee fy mo Mobama, Obama!
Everybody do Boehner
Boehner, Boehner, bo Oenner, Bonana fanna fo Foehner
Fee fy mo Moehner, Boehner!

Link if above video does not play: Shirley Ellis "The Name Game" (Merv Griffin Show 1965)

Let's do Chuck

I will let readers work out the "Name Game" rhyme to Chuck (or Buck) on their own accord. Suffice to say that a couple words appear that represent the true state of the economy.


Back to homepage

Leave a comment

Leave a comment