Author Archives: evmyers

Hello All: Happy New Year! I know that I have been absent from my blog for quite some time. There are reasons however they are personal however I am back in the swing of things and look forward to posting on a more frequent basis. Recently, I was blessed to be awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Vietnam. I will be teaching and researching at Vietnam National University-The University of Economics and Business during the spring 2015 semester.

Hello All: Happy New Year! I know that I have been absent from my blog for quite some time. There are reasons however they are personal however I am back in the swing of things and look forward to posting … Continue reading

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Congressional Reform Act of 2012

Much of what is below comes my way from a former student. Apparently, this information is floating out there on the electronic by-ways; however thought it important enough to place on my blog.  My former student understands the sentiments expressed below resonate with me and hopefully … Continue reading

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Quantitative Easing: Forever

Well here we go again….the Fed in its infinite wisdom has once again debased the saver in favor of the borrower. Moreover, the continued expansion of the Fed’s balance sheet for the benefit of the too big to fail financial … Continue reading

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Retirement Benefits for Members of Congress

As the election season gets into full swing after the summer it would appear to be in order to once again illustrate for our readers that irrespective of which party occupies 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. the average working Joe is not … Continue reading

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Because They Can!

As many of us in the 99% are acutely aware, the economic rebound from the worst financial crisis since the great depression is tepid at best. The unemployment numbers continue to drift downward, albeit at a snail’s pace. The official … Continue reading

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The Seeds of Disingenious Economic Conflict

When one envisages conflict quite often strife of a personal nature comes to mind. However, in today’s milieu of interconnectedness facilitated by the ever increasing technological enhancements to communications we find ourselves not only involved in human conflict of untold … Continue reading

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