The-Catch

Peak Pro Sports: Can A National Quasi-Religion (Pro Sports) Go Broke?

Attending costly games is on the margins of the household budget. When the credit card gets maxed out, attending is no longer an option. Please understand I’m not suggesting professional sports isn’t the greatest thing since sliced bread: I’m simply asking if attending pro sports games has become unaffordable to the average American. Who cares as…

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Bull vs Bear

Market bears now scarcer than any time since 1987

Professional investors haven’t had this little fear about stocks since Ronald Reagan was president. It was the same year Michael Jackson told us in a song he was “Bad.” The New York Giants won the Super Bowl. And oh yeah … by the way … the stock market crashed. As gauged by the weekly Investors…

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Work Comp

Government Workers Top Private Sector In Filing Workers Comp Claims

Government workers are almost twice as likely to file reports for illnesses or injuries related to chronic conditions than workers in the private sector, according to the latest annual report to the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission. The report, which does not cover traumatic injuries such as shootings or car accidents, covers claims from 2012, the…

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REPO

Car Repos Soar 70% As Auto Subprime Bubble Pops; “It’s Contained” Promises Fed

While on the surface the US economy has been chugging along from GDP-crashing “snow in the winter” to GDP-cratering “warmer|cooler than expected weather in the spring|summer|fall“, with bouts of GDP-boosting inventory accumulation inbetween, in recent months two very disturbing trends about that all important dynamo behind the economy, the US consumer, have emerged. On one…

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Burger Flipping Robot

Here’s The Burger-Flipping Robot That Could Put Fast-Food Workers Out Of A Job

A company called Momentum Machines has built a robot that could radically change the fast-food industry and have some line cooks looking for new jobs. The company’s robot can “slice toppings like tomatoes and pickles immediately before it places the slice onto your burger, giving you the freshest burger possible.” The robot is “more consistent, more sanitary,…

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Middle class Squeeze

“Three Lost Decades” – How the American Middle Class is 20% Poorer Now vs. 1984

    Like so many other things in popular American culture, this quaint notion of a “middle class” in the U.S. is at this point nothing more than a myth; a rapidly fading fantasy from a bygone era. As myself and many others have noted for quite some time, the decimation of the middle class began…

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NO GMO

China Halts U.S. Grain Imports Due to GMO Concerns, Impacting U.S. Grain Sector

China has somewhat of a history when it comes to refusing GMOs from the United States. Now, due to fears that genetically modified grains will find their way in, China recently put the brakes on some U.S. grain imports, imports that amount to hundreds of thousands of tons per month. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the move by…

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Patriot Power Hour – Now On MIXLR!

  While Waking American Radio Network undergoes a complete overhaul, you can find the Patriot Power Hour w/ Lucifer Bernanke LIVE every Sunday night at 9 PM Eastern at www.mixlr.com/lucifer-bernanke. The show must go on! This week’s episode covers chaos on the Southern Border from nearly every angle possible; updates on the situation in Ukraine…

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