John Ransom

Posted September 04, 2015

Heres how bad it is in Europe: With economic growth projections being slashed as a result some say of a slow down in China, the European Central Bank (ECB) is getting ready to buy more government bonds. From Greece.

Posted August 28, 2015

One of the things that we ought to have learned from the 2008 financial meltdown was that a growing diversion between financial markets and the economy cannot be sustained over long periods of time. And when I say long periods of time, I'm talking about periods of 10 years or more, not a two-minute Superbowl commercial.

Posted August 27, 2015

As the market engages in its first correction since 2011, some market watchers are saying that at least the US economy is healthy.

Posted August 17, 2015

Yes, they have figured out another doomsday clock that is ticking for you and me.

Posted April 04, 2015

Posted March 30, 2015

A new piece by a state expert says bond proceeds provide little of actual value in Chicago.

Posted March 25, 2015

Most news sites are just happy to fact check. But CNNMoney wants to have the ability to decide whats real or not. It's understandable because the magic wand and make-believe are the only tools they can use at this point to defend Obamas economic performance.

Posted March 23, 2015

Like a lot of things Obama accomplishes this one comes with the familiar Barackian asterisk: Obama didnt mean to give Netanyahu props; instead Obama thought he was criticizing the prime minister.

Posted March 16, 2015

There is information that Russia has recalled its military attaches and select security officers from embassies around the world. Rumors continue to make the rounds of the murder of Putin's top security chief. This is reminiscent of similar leadership crisis from the Soviet days.

Posted March 15, 2015

People ask me why I moved to California: Someone will have to clean up the mess, thats why.

Posted March 13, 2015

They say austerity cant work? So I'll say: Erin go Bragh, which, for the Celtic impaired, means Ireland forever.

Posted March 12, 2015

America Held Hostage? Its ironic and perhaps fitting that the last worst president in my lifetime, Jimmy Carter was undone by Iran. Its ironic and perhaps fitting that the Democrats could be undone by the new worst presidents policy on Iran.

Posted March 11, 2015

The Social Security Administration averages the consumer price index from July, August and September in comparison to previous years. Right now the index for last year stands well below the current reading.

Posted March 10, 2015

Would it really surprise anyone if the White House cultivated secret email accounts? The only thing transparent about the administration is that this is exactly what they would do.

Posted March 09, 2015

Only half a decade ago liberals were predicting that oil production had peaked. Only last year analysts were saying that wed never see oil below $100 again. Ever.

Posted March 08, 2015

Obama toppled Gadhafi in Libya, Mubarak in Egypt, and now wants to topple Assad in Syria, even though there is no point in international law that would make it legal under the liberal definition that they applied to Iraq.

Posted March 07, 2015

And thats why liberals are so scared of fossil fuels and the Keystone Pipeline.

Posted March 06, 2015

You might remember Duss from his previous work as an anti-Semitic point man for the Orwellian-named Center for American Progress or CAP.

Posted March 04, 2015

Lawyers with the Legal Aid Society have filed a suit in federal court against the IRS for holding onto tax refunds to make up for over payments of sometimes decades ago Social Security payments.

Posted March 03, 2015

What do you say to the presidents biggest billionaire supporter after he quite literally did better than anyone else EVER in a tough economy?