Category Archives: economy

Detroit Overdue

This afternoon I passed the Roosevelt Hotel on my way to the Oyster Bar. Several protestor were gathered before the entrance and a larger contingent of police were surveilling the situation. The group were passing out leaflets against the bankruptcy of Detroit. The city’s creditors are trying to collect 100% on the $18 billion plan [...]

Work For Less

A friend of mine works at an editor for Harper Collins in the UK. Her division has suffered another downsizing, despite the book publishers reporting a 33% increase in the last quarter in 2013. More earnings means less workers and less books. One day no one will be working anywhere. I’m not working today, so [...]

Detroit Is Not Fucked

The GTO was the ultimate Detroit muscle-car. GM had banned sponsored racing, so John deLorean focused on a V8 street monster with a 389 cubic inch displacement to compete with Ford’s Mustang. GM’s production leader saw ‘the Goat’ as a loss and never allowed more than 5000 manufactured per year. Narrow-minded decision such as this [...]

HELP ET HELP

World leaders are increasingly concerned about the collapse of the global economy. No one has an answer to the global dilemma, mostly because the problems multiply every day. I personally have been looking to the sky for our redemption. Not in the form of angels blowing clarion horns, but UFOs piloted by ETs looking to [...]

Wild Wild Wild

Things will get out of hand on . Imagine the freedom. No debts. No old worries. Only the new. International Write-Off Day 4/1/2013