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Defense Spending

Competing Countries or One World?

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, Humans, Military Defense, People Politics, Poverty, Refugees, War and Organized Mayhem

A recent article in Business Week comments: “There’s no escaping geopolitics.” Joshua Brustein, the writer, is simply saying that the actions of politicians guide – or misguide – what occurs financially (and to a great extent also socially) on the planet. He demonstrates through historical records that your and my financial security depends on the… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: My Exit Strategy Explained

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Constitutional Issue, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Military Defense, People, People Politics, Presidential Election, Trump

Whenever one starts a war with some perceived enemy, it is best to have a plan for finally disengaging from all the blood and gore to safely get back home. My Paris, Madrid, Florence strategy is that idea of how to run my presidential campaign. Let me explain. Since we live in the digital age,… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: New Year’s Resolutions

Howell Hurst Climate, Climate & Environment, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Homelessness, People, People Politics, Poverty, Refugees, War and Organized Mayhem

I’ve been thinking lately (always a dangerous occupation) and I think it’s time we got a head start on our New Year’s Resolutions. Just like the number of months in a year and the number of disciples of the spiritual leader of our most popular religion, I’ve come up with an even dozen. Here are… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Random End-of-Year Thoughts

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, People, People Politics, Poverty, War and Organized Mayhem

Looking though the several “From My Corner” comments I have placed on Facebook over the years, I happened upon the two items below: one mine, one a quote from a friend of mine. Once I wrote: “Why do we allow the Federal, State, and Local governments to own and control so much land (not all… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: A Humble Proposal to You

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Defining Trump, Military Defense, People Politics, Presidential Election, Trump, War and Organized Mayhem

NBC quotes our fluidly articulate leader this week as having proclaimed: “It’s a disgrace what ‘s happening in this country. Other than that, I wish everyone a very merry Christmas.” For one of the few times it’s ever happened, I agree with him. What the disgrace is, I suspect we may disagree on. See, I… continue reading »