Monthly Archives: February 2017

McKinsey Study on ‘Short-Termism’: Nice But Inadequate

McKinsey works well within the strict confines of corporate culture; its myopic mores and clearly defined silos.  Although it presents its material holistically, it rarely trains its top faculties synoptically.  That’s because McKinsey’s top people are secular, they’ve never had … Continue reading

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Hayek 2.0: A Supply Side Revolution Begins

If you’re a supply sider, monetarist or nominal GDP target economist, we’re about to enter familiar territory that, frankly, should never have been abandoned.  The reality is, its not 2017 but 1973 and Congress, the media and entire swaths of … Continue reading

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Mexican Trade Fears ARE REAL

When the President of Mexico considers his strategic position, he’ll notice something outside the raging Mexican nationalism that currently animates much of the population, he’ll notice a plunging peso and the consequent fear of losing out to a stronger, more … Continue reading

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Germany’s Current Account Surplus

We often forget that Germany (like the rest of Europe) is integrated or fused in a way that makes analysis of baskets of currencies difficult.  Here’s what I mean:  if Germany was to trade using its former Deutsche-mark and not … Continue reading

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The State of European Political Economy

When Francis Fukuyama stated that there was no higher form of historical development than the Western social democratic state, many laughed.  I actually lost my breadth laughing.  But when a person thinks in isolation or outside any sound dominant tradition … Continue reading

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India’s Elections: World’s Largest Democracy Fracturing

To say that India is fracturing isn’t groundbreaking news, its geography alone sustains cleavages that most nation states just simply couldn’t sustain.  With rivers running along an east-west continental strain and sidewinding railways, Indian consciousness was always turned inward towards … Continue reading

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Russia’s New Weapon: A Torpedo Traveling 5K miles per hour.

Its called supercavitation.  The tip of the torpedo has a frontal device that blows bubbles of vapor (cavities) effectively permitting the torpedo faster propellent with almost no water drag.  The Russians have it and have perfected the technology.  Let’s review. … Continue reading

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Inclusive Team Trump vs. Govmint Bureaucracy

The challenge playing out before our Republic regarding the so called Islamic ban of visa bearing individuals from Muslim nation states is the separation of powers doctrine and its consequences in derailing institutionalized comity in U.S. civil-military relations.  We’ve been here … Continue reading

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The Shia of Bahrain & Failed Arab Spring

Home to the United States 5th fleet, securing the Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, Red Sea and significant parts of the Indian Ocean, Bahraini’s are unfortunate to live in Saudi Arabia’s eastern island, wedged in between Saudi perfidy and U.S. reluctance, … Continue reading

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China’s Blue Water Ambitions?

China’s northern port city of Dalian is the location for American technological spy-craft to witness Beijing’s Naval ambitions, it is here where Beijing fields her first aircraft carrier launched last month to encircle Taiwan and threaten her neighbors in both … Continue reading

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