Tag Archives: Bottom Line

The Democrats Might Lose the US Midterm Elections

In the U.S., we have moved to event-driven elections. Republicans could very well hold on to both houses of Congress.

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Donald Trump and How Fascism Takes Root

What a dead Swiss novelist teaches us about the everyday men and women who are the willing, but unwitting accomplices of Donald Trump.

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The Need for a U.S. Policy Pivot Towards Iran

How the United States can once again become a Middle East power broker

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The Urgent Need to Reshape America’s Middle East Policy

Saudi Arabia is the Western world’s greatest security threat.

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How the US Fed Tries to Discipline Trump

The Fed’s current interest rate increases are to tamp down the possibly very dangerous effects of fiscal recklessness during a time of a booming U.S. economy.

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The End of the Rule of Law in America?

How U.S. President Donald Trump plays Brett Kavanaugh, Rod Rosenstein and Robert Mueller to end having a U.S. government that is accountable to the American people.

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Minimum Wage Clauses in Trade Agreements: Barking Up the Wrong Tree

It can feel very rewarding emotionally to blame Mexicans (and other foreigners) for one’s economic plight. It is far less satisfying to yell at robots.

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Economic Reason Returning to Turkey?

The surprisingly strong interest rate hike in Turkey makes a recession even more likely.

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The Only Way to Fix the US Trade Deficit

Solutions exist for Trump to address the U.S. trade deficit effectively. But he will never implement them.

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US: The Incredible Cowardice of the Democrats

For over 30 years now, the Democrats have allowed the Republicans to define them. No wonder then that the Democrats often fall short during election times.

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