Category Archives: Wealth

My Disappointments with President Trump and the Republican Congress

My Disappointments with President Trump and the Republican Congress I have been avoiding commenting on daily Trump mayhem, but to the extent this blog has any historical value, I want to record briefly some of the ways that Trump or … Continue reading

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The Enrichment Effect of Trump’s Tax Plan

First of all, the tax plan that Trump has taken credit for is essentially last year’s Republican tax plan.  It was agreed upon before release by Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin and Director of the National Economic Council and chief … Continue reading

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Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates

Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates Trump, having witnessed the Bastille Day or French National Day Parade, has decided that he needs that pomp of having a July 4 Parade next year showing off our military hardware. France’s parade … Continue reading

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Trump’s Oilocracy: A Government Of the Oilgarchs, By the Oilgarchs, and For the Oilgarchs

Trump’s Oilocracy:  A Government Of the Oilgarchs, By the Oilgarchs, and For the Oilgarchs (Apologies to President Lincoln) (This article is meant for humor.  This is not fake news.  Nothing in this article is true, yet.) An oil gusher in … Continue reading

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SETI, Teaching Life in the Universe, and the Trump Presidency

SETI, Teaching Life in the Universe, and the Trump Presidency It’s odd how things come together, except it may take you a while to realize it.  My two current preoccupations have been teaching “Life in the Universe”, using four video … Continue reading

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A Background of US Trade Compared to Our GDP

A Background of US Trade Compared to Our GDP Here we will compare the trade in exports and imports for the US compared to the entire GDP of the US.  Since Trump is committed to renegotiating trade pacts or avoiding … Continue reading

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Trumponomics and Employment

Trumponomics and Employment I am not the first to coin the word Trumponomics. I prefer it to Trump Economics, since “Economics” has the first syllable “Eco”, which these days means something that considers the environment, and is friendly to it. … Continue reading

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Playing the Trump Tax Game

Playimg the Trump Tax Game The decision of Donald Trump not to release his tax records leads to far more publicity and speculation, than if he had just released them. The game is one that Trump himself has initiated in … Continue reading

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The Iowa Caucus Results – Do The Math

Iowa Caucus Results – Do The Math First lets get some perspective. Iowa is a proportional split state, not a winner-take-all state. What percent of the total national party delegates come from Iowa? For the Republicans it is 30 delegates … Continue reading

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Justice Goodwin Liu at the UC Irvine Symposium on Higher Education Access

Symposium on Higher Education Access Friday, September 25, 2015 University of California, Irvine   The keynote speaker was Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court. Among his qualifications on education, he was Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of … Continue reading

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