Foreign Leaders Nervous About Trump

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On March 8th I spoke with Neil Cavuto about how many foreign leaders, particularly those in Europe, are getting nervous about Donald Trump’s statements. Living a good portion of my time in Italy I am able to have a richer perspective on how the rest of the world views what is happening in the U.S., and while […]

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Dating Rules for Growing the Economy

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After listening to the Presidential debate last night, I thought about how much of the discussion becomes unnecessarily complicated, so let’s apply some dating rules for growing the economy. This morning I saw this article in the Financial Times and felt like slapping those who defend the spying habits of the U.S. government upside the head.   Shocker… with […]

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Germany and Greece: An Impossible Relationship?

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This morning the markets in Europe rose giddily on the belief that the problems with Greece were resolved, despite the bureaucrats insistence that they were in fact, not at all. By late afternoon in Europe, it had become clear that there was no resolution, but the talks continued. I swear I’ve had breakups that seemed […]

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Shove It! A Greek Tragedy?

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The headlines are once again dominated by the living Greek economic tragedy, vacillating between dire predictions of a Greek collapse and ensuing global financial calamity to ebullient, (and frankly rather ludicrous) stock market jumps of joy on hopes of a pseudo happily-ever-after. Conventional wisdom has been to lambast the Greeks with the usual damning triumvirate […]

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Liberty Cannot Be Delivered at the Point of a Gun

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Iraq has again descended into anarchic terror as the government  and tenuous order left in place by the US crumbles without the power of the US military behind it.  Now the US finds itself once again forced to engage in a situation that will cost dearly both in terms of actual dollars and in lives […]

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