Month

October 2016
Every election in my adulthood has been about jobs and which candidate can deliver the most jobs. At least, it has been primarily about this among various other economic measurements and notions (income inequality, minimum wage, etc.). The only competing issue in my adulthood has been national security. Other issues have also been immigration and...
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In the previous article we observed that if the concern is that empires last only around 200 years, America is only 71 years into its empire era. To be clear, I personally don’t think that this 200 year observation is anything to rely on as an expectation. It would be absurd to rely on this...
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From time to time, people will reference how empires usually last around 200 years and thus infer that America has come to its empire life expectancy. If our country’s birthday was July 4, 1776, this year we turned 240 years old as an empire. For the moment, I’ll concede the point about whether or not...
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Those of you who know me, know that I love to climb mountains. In Colorado there are 53 peaks above 14,000 feet and I have climbed 29 of them. One thing I’ve learned in doing this is that when you are climbing an unknown mountain, it’s important to keep your expectations calm. Often as you...
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Back in April 2016, the market became the 2nd longest bull market in history. The market continues to march upward … em … flatling on this bull streak. The longest bull market was from 1987-2000. For this to beat it, it would have to keep going until the year 2021 (Source: http://money.cnn.com/2016/04/29/investing/stocks-2nd-longest-bull-market-ever/). The question I...
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