Blog Posts - Great Depression

Are You A Victim Of Normalcy Bias?

Normalcy bias is something that occurs if the potential of a foreign bank collapse does not faze you. Does constant skirmishes all over the world ever cross your mind? Ever consider how the food you just consumed was grown? Was...Read more The post A...
by SeaGlass Fan on Aug 15, 2016

Italy Setup Similar to pre-1931 America #GreatDepression

--->NewsItalians invest more in bonds than any European saver. Their faith in sovereign debt, an asset class that history shows us almost always defaults, changes the bailout dynamic for Italy. The Great Depression hit so hard because foreign debt...
by Eric De Groot's Insights on Jul 29, 2016

Can Trump Make America Great Again? Doubtful.

Donald TrumpPeter SchiffBy Eddie HowellDonald Trump has a catchy phrase: “Make America Great Again.” But in every major area that presidential politics must address, serious doubts arise as to foreign policy, domestic policy, and economic policy.
by Something You Might Like on Apr 26, 2016

Jim Rogers: ‘We’re Certainly Going To Have Worse Times Than We’ve Had In Our Lifetime’

Let’s talk finance and investing for the remainder of the day. Well-known investor, author, and financial commentator Jim Rogers recently made an appearance on Radio, and in the April 1, 2016, broadcast, the former investing partner of...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 6, 2016

Should We Allow America To Destroy Itself in Order To Save It?

Ralph Nader has been saying it for decades: The two-party system in America is a lose/lose game, with both parties prostrating themselves to the moneyed gods of Wall Street and K Street while the American people sink deeper into a listless sleep to a...
by That's Going Too Far! on Dec 7, 2015

Signs Of The Time, Part 91

The other day I heard a $2 million “Great Gatsby”-themed 60th birthday party was just thrown for manufactured celebrity Kris Jenner… “Kris Jenner’s Epic 60th Birthday Party” YouTube Video The Great Gatsby, a 1925 novel written by...
by Survival And Prosperity on Nov 10, 2015

GROWING HOPE: A tale of hope during the Great Depression

“Brigid, sweet, let’s go,” my mother yelled from the front room. “It’s time to visit your maimeó!” “No, Mamaí,” I whined as I walked through […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themi...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 14, 2015

Crain’s Chicago Business: Pension Reform Ruling Could Cost Taxpayers Extra $200 Million A Year Through End Of Decade

In my Sunday post about Chicago’s pension reform legislation being ruled unconstitutional, I blogged: Chicagoans- let that last line from Dardick and Pearson sink in real good: “Taxpayers could eventually be on the hook for hundreds of millions o...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 28, 2015

Financial Help for People With Depression

People with depression often have to rely on the financial assistance for depressed people because they have severe symptoms of this condition. Did you know that depression is one of the leading causes of disability in United States? Numerous expense...
by Start Grants on Jul 18, 2015

The Great Depression of 21st Century Coming Soon

The period between 1929 and 1930 was a severe period of economic depression, also known as the Great Depression. The worldwide GDP fell by 15% from 1929 to 1932. The Great Depression not only affected the rich countries, but poor countries were also...
by THE GIZTIMES on Jun 27, 2015

Federal Facilities for the Insane

When Dr. John Maurice Grimes published Institutional Care of Mental Patients in the United States at his own expense (see last post), he was able to speak freely about his findings. His comments about Veterans Administration hospitals which treated m...

Federal Facilities for the Insane

When Dr. John Maurice Grimes published Institutional Care of Mental Patients in the United States at his own expense (see last post), he was able to speak freely about his findings. His comments about Veterans Administration hospitals which treated m...

Bill Introduced To Permit Illinois Municipalities To File For Bankruptcy

Since I started blogging about a U.S. financial crash back on Memorial Day Weekend 2007, I’ve believed one casualty will be municipal government. Particularly in Illinois. So imagine my non-surprise when I spotted an article on the Chicago Tribune...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 5, 2015

Take the Legendary Road Trip to Route 66

Route 66 is undeniably one of the most celebrated highways in America. From some of the most picturesque views in the United States to its distinct diagonal angle that runs between Chicago and Los Angeles, Route 66 has all the elements that continues...
by eTravelTrips on Apr 2, 2015

Obama Taunts Republicans On Economy: ‘The Sky Hasn’t Fallen, Chicken Little Is Quiet’

Back when I was running this blog’s predecessor,, “The Most Hated Blog On Wall Street,” I remember coming across a number of infamous statements made prior to and during the Great Depression by leaders in government, finance, and...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 23, 2015

Nouriel Roubini: ‘Mother Of All Asset Bubbles’ To Pop In 2016

One of the original “crash prophets” of the 2008 global economic crisis is now sounding the alarm over what he sees in 2016. I first mentioned Nouriel Roubini, a former Treasury official under the Clinton administration, a professor of economics...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 28, 2014

It Ain’t Necessarily So – 1

Internet problems delayed the publishing of this blog, but here it is somewhat late. After long and intense reflection; some of a religious bent might say, “prayerful consideration,” 27 seconds, that’s long enough for any intense reflection; I...
by Second Wind Publishing on Oct 24, 2014

The Saddest Music in the World (2003) Trailer

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by Film trailers World on Sep 14, 2014

The History of the Federal Reserve

September 5, 2014 Understanding how the Federal Reserve works, is a key element to understanding how are money is created. The Federal Reserve was created on December 22, 1913 on December 23, 1913... This blog has a lot of information regarding soc...
by JFBMarketing at APSense on Sep 5, 2014

Economic View: Lesson From Old India: When an Economy Just Doesn’t Get Better

The Industrial Revolution left an economic giant in the dust. Today, trade shocks could do the same to some Western countries.
by Eastasianews on Aug 22, 2014

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