Reading Time: 2 minutes Whether we are technically in a recession or not, the economy is in trouble. Blame is always so much easier to find than solutions. Continue reading When is a recession not a recession? When it’s a diversion!
Reading Time: 2 minutes My mother used to quote “an old saying” that she learned in her youth. It sounded like something from the Depression, but it was actually a World War II slogan. “Use it up, wear it out, make it do, do without.” An old saying? Most of us had never seen economic conditions like those in WWII–until today. The war created a massive labor shortage as … Continue reading Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without
Reading Time: 2 minutes MGM made FDR’s 1942 Fireside Chat on inflation into a propaganda short. The devil is still in the details. Continue reading ‘Inflation’ — The movie
Reading Time: 4 minutes – SHORT STORY – “Well, folks, I don’t know how you got here but that’s not important now,” the sergeant said. “What matters is where you go from here.” Continue reading Lost