Day: April 1, 2011

Good Economic Numbers? Don’t Be Fooled By The Financial Sugar High

The U.S. financial system is like a junkie that needs continually increasing amounts of “junk” to get the same “buzz”.  So what is the U.S. financial system addicted to?  It is addicted to money and debt.  For many years, whenever the Federal Reserve would lower interest rates or the U.S government would borrow and spend […]

Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima was Preventable

The flooding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, BP’s Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico and Japan’s current nuclear crisis have similarities in common. While most of Japan’s well-designed infrastructure performed well, the failures in the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear …