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FROM MY CORNER: America The Beautiful

Howell Hurst American News, Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, People, Poverty, Refugees

We Americans just spent millions prosecuting Trump, shooting rockets to Mars, building new nuclear bombs, and militarizing space, while for-profit real estate corporations have begun evicting pregnant mothers from their homes. You can read about all of this online, in our magazines and newspapers, where corporations are still advertising luxury cars, multi-million dollar houses, and… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Capitalism’s Best Investment

Howell Hurst Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, Poverty, Refugees

Current online Internet discussions claim that everything is heading to a newly energy-sourced economy.  Gas service filling stations will eventually become obsolete as solar, wind, and sea power are harnessed and all vehicles become electric. Economists project a need for much additional labor, and are asking where will we find the workers to fill all… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: State of The Union

Howell Hurst American News, Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, People, Poverty, Refugees

Let us see where we’re at. One of our newest Congresswomen believes in the insanely cockamamie Q’Anon conspiracy that a secret cabal of people (all Liberals, of course) are actually using politics to run a child pedophile ring for money. About 70 million people, many who believed the same thing apparently, just failed with their… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: My Wall Street Journal Attack

Howell Hurst American News, Consumerism, Corona Virus, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, People Politics, Poverty

Carmel, CA . . .  August 19, 2020  A business colleague of mine some short time past suggested I try an online subscription of the Wall Street Journal. The WSJ is owned by the extreme rightist publishing mogul Rupert Murdoch. I was highly skeptical. Particularly, because my Murdoch aficionado and I utterly disagree with one… continue reading »