Category Archives: Economy

Low income housing in Sachse TX may threaten home prices and stress ISDs funding

The developer VDC Sachse Reserve I, LLC recently sent out notices to the City of Sachse and the Wylie Independent School District states that VDC is making application for the Housing Tax Credit Program (HTCP) and HOME Program with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for Woodbridge Estates: an apartment community comprised […]

Inflation over the last two years of Obama

Two years ago, Barack Obama was inaugurated as president of the United States .  Are you better off today than you were two years ago? Numbers don’t lie, and here are the data on the impact he has had on the lives of Americans: January 2009 January 2011 % chg Source Avg. retail price/gallon gas […]

The Real threat of Monitary Inflation

Most financial experts know that keeping the interest rates low and deficit spending high spells certain inflationary trends, as borrowing money is so cheap, it encourages expansion of the monetary supply and thus inflation.  We saw this recently with the Housing market bubble that burst just a few years ago.  People were feverishly buying houses […]

Obama’s Post Mid-term Election Speach

Watch the latest video at <a href=””></a> The complete text of the news conference can be found here. His speech and answers seemed very sincere to me, but also naive. In fact, I’d have to say that the more sincere you believe he was, the more us average Americans, who pay for everything, have to […]

The Truth about VW’s $600, 258 MPG car

I received an e-mail recently about Volkswagen starting production on a $600 car that get’s 258 MPG.  It seemed to good to be true, and after a little research I discovered that I was right. The source of this e-mail appeared to come from a few sources: Trendy Living Examiner,, and Each of […]

Shall we partake of the “ism”‘s?

A video from 1948, that at time time seemed far fetched, but today it seems to be happening:

Obama’s Economy

Thanks to Glen for posting this, it reminded me of the old 80’s sitcom: Is Obama really responsible for the current state of the economy. I’d have to say no, but he certainly hasn’t helped the stock market or anyone with any kind of investments. so it must be Bush’s fault then right? I’d say […]

It didn’t work for Japan, so why will it work for us?

Another “stimulus” bill is about to be passed, and once again I find myself wondering why they don’t just give every tax payer in America a 4-6 thousand dollar bonus on their tax returns this year. That would likely do more to help the little people then a law laced with things like a government […]

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