25 Sep 2014

Are Country Club Homes a Bad Investment?

Six years after one of the worst US recessions began and its devastating impact on the housing market, one of the least scrutinized segments of the housing industry is still limping along, hampered by falling prices and slower sales. Surprisingly, it is not among middle-class communities, but in manicured and

13 Sep 2014

Money and Race Help Too-Big-To-Fail Bank CEOs Escape Jail While Rap Artists Get Jailed

The American justice system is clearly in trouble and here is a stark example of the gap between rich and poor, white and black,  European vs. U.S. street culture and how this strange mix all came to be co-exist.  This situation is an object lesson about the Two Americas which

09 Sep 2014

Beware the Terrorism-Industry Complex

“Don’t believe what you read in the newspapers.  See, that’s the law talking.  They want us to look big so they can look bigger when they catch us.” –Warren Beatty to Faye Dunaway in “Bonnie and Clyde,” 1967 Terrorism has used violence to shape political goals since the first century,