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OBAMA: 'There's a pattern' of Republicans running the economy 'into the ground' and Democrats having to 'come back and clean things up'

OBAMA: 'THERE'S A PATTERN' OF REPUBLICANS RUNNING THE ECONOMY 'INTO THE GROUND' AND DEMOCRATS HAVING TO 'COME BACK AND CLEAN THINGS UP'

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Former President Barack Obama pushed back on Republicans attempts to take credit for recent economic strength...

 
 
 
When You Feel Like A Crappy Friend, Remember This

WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE A CRAPPY FRIEND, REMEMBER THIS

Once upon a time, friendship was easy. Well, maybe not easy. But easier. You saw your friends at school. You played together at recess....

Evidence The Housing Bubble Is Bursting?: “Home Sellers Are Slashing Prices At The Highest Rate In At Least Eight Years”

EVIDENCE THE HOUSING BUBBLE IS BURSTING?: “HOME SELLERS ARE SLASHING PRICES AT THE HIGHEST RATE IN AT LEAST EIGHT YEARS”

The housing market indicated that a crisis was coming in 2008. Is the same thing happening once again in 2018? For several years, the...

 
 
 
Las Vegas: Visitor Traffic down 1.2%, Convention Attendance down 5.1% compared to same Period in 2017

LAS VEGAS: VISITOR TRAFFIC DOWN 1.2%, CONVENTION ATTENDANCE DOWN 5.1% COMPARED TO SAME PERIOD IN 2017

During the recession, I wrote about the troubles in Las Vegas and included a chart of visitor and convention attendance: Lost Vegas...

US commerce secretary welcomed in recession-weary Greece

US COMMERCE SECRETARY WELCOMED IN RECESSION-WEARY GREECE

THESSALONIKI, Greece - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has inaugurated a trade fair in recession-weary Greece, where the government...

 
 
 
Oil Prices Have Been Rising And $4 A Gallon Gasoline Would Put Enormous Stress On The U.S. Economy

OIL PRICES HAVE BEEN RISING AND $4 A GALLON GASOLINE WOULD PUT ENORMOUS STRESS ON THE U.S. ECONOMY

Thanks to increasing demand and upcoming U.S. sanctions against Iran, oil prices have been rising and some analysts are forecasting...

Childhood poverty is increasing, alas

CHILDHOOD POVERTY IS INCREASING, ALAS

The proportion of U.S. children living in poverty, says the USDA, is higher than it was before the Great Recession of 2008 and seems...

 
 
 
Let your children play! Top doctors urge pediatricians to PRESCRIBE playtime to kids

LET YOUR CHILDREN PLAY! TOP DOCTORS URGE PEDIATRICIANS TO PRESCRIBE PLAYTIME TO KIDS

Compared to kids of the 80s, today's kids have far less free time - 12 fewer hours a week - and 30 percent of school kids spend recess...

The lira's crash 'looks certain to push the Turkish economy into recession and may well trigger a banking crisis'

THE LIRA'S CRASH 'LOOKS CERTAIN TO PUSH THE TURKISH ECONOMY INTO RECESSION AND MAY WELL TRIGGER A BANKING CRISIS'

The lira crisis is bad enough to push Turkey from 7% GDP growth into recession, according to Capital Economics. Contagion will be limited...

 
 
 
The New Housing Crisis: Shut Out Of The Market

THE NEW HOUSING CRISIS: SHUT OUT OF THE MARKET

Ten years after a housing collapse during the Great Recession, home values have rebounded but there are too few homes on the market....

What 5 Successful Designers Learned From Launching During the 2008 Recession

WHAT 5 SUCCESSFUL DESIGNERS LEARNED FROM LAUNCHING DURING THE 2008 RECESSION

About 10 years ago, Americans suffered the worst effects of the Great Recession. Net worth declined while unemployment rates skyrocketed,...

 
 
 
In Rare Interview, Charles Koch Suggests Political Spending May Dip

IN RARE INTERVIEW, CHARLES KOCH SUGGESTS POLITICAL SPENDING MAY DIP

He also warned that the Trump administration's push for a trade war could trigger a recession.

 
 
 
Phillies' 7-homer binge produces 9-4 win over Reds

PHILLIES' 7-HOMER BINGE PRODUCES 9-4 WIN OVER REDS

CINCINNATI - The Philadelphia Phillies are having so much fun right now that Nick Williams compared them to kids at recess.

Rising Temperatures Linked To Increased Suicide Rates

RISING TEMPERATURES LINKED TO INCREASED SUICIDE RATES

Scientists warn the impact of climate change may be as large as economic recessions, which are known to increase self-harm.

 
 
 
Beware - The Last 7 Times The Yield Curve Inverted The U.S. Economy Was Hit By A Recession

BEWARE - THE LAST 7 TIMES THE YIELD CURVE INVERTED THE U.S. ECONOMY WAS HIT BY A RECESSION

Seven times since the 1960s we have seen the yield curve invert, and in each of those seven instances an economic recession in the...

Nearly 40 Million Americans Are Still On Food Stamps

NEARLY 40 MILLION AMERICANS ARE STILL ON FOOD STAMPS

If the U.S. economy is “doing well”, then why are almost 40 million Americans still on food stamps? That number is almost exactly where...

 
 
 
A new twist to modernism

A NEW TWIST TO MODERNISM

German artist Michael Kunze depicts the inner recesses of the human mind through diverse architectural landscapes