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Economy & Finance

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: 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: Want to Help Secure the Homeland?

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, American News, Climate & Environment, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defining Trump, Economy & Finance, People Politics, Presidential Election, Refugees, Trump

If securing the homeland, as Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump contend is so important – which they demand requires a border wall – why is it that they can so effortlessly shut down Homeland Security by closing the government? Should we ever shut down government, further dismembering the diplomatic corps of our State Department, closing… continue reading »