Category Archives: Economy

Economic health of the country

A Nation in Denial of its Immigrant Heritage

In spite of the US attempts to limit and exclude the immigration of Chinese and people of color throughout history, Chinese and other immigrants have made significant contributions to America’s development. In recent decades Asian immigrants continue to make major contributions in science and technology that improve our standard of living. Continue reading

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What if We Didn’t Engage In Any Wars?

A scenario is presented of what the country would be like if we had not engaged in all wars since WWII. The cost of war in both dollars and lives and the disruptions and consequences to veterans and society have been huge. Have the costs of wars been justified? Or would life had been better for us had we stayed out of these wars? Continue reading

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The Economic Power of the Middle Class

The top 1-2% would like the public to think that they are responsible for stimulating the economy and thus deserve tax relief so that they will have more to stimulate economic growth. It truth it is those who spend not those who are wealthy that stimulate the economy. The very rich spend only a small percentage of their wealth on goods and services. The middle class spends the majority of their income on goods and services thus creating the demand that contribute the greatest share towards economic growth. Continue reading

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