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My path to writing this blog began as a personal journey. Prior to the start of this so-called “Great Recession,” my ex-wife had a family home that was an inheritance from her mother. I worked as a property manger at the time, and near the end of 2007, I could tell from rumblings in ... more

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Will Mid-March Madness Maul The Stock Market In 2017?
The Ides of March looks like the perfect storm just as the Trump Rally shows signs of tiredness. The debt-ceiling bomb, the Fed's next interest hike, and Dutch elections that could lead to Nexit all hit on March 15 as oil prices are plunging again.
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2017 Economic Forecast: Global Headwinds Look Like Mother Of All Storms
Here are the seven major headwinds that are likely to assail the US and global economies in 2017.
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2017 Stock Market Predictions: Trump Slump In January For Stocks
Huge market euphoria in the absence of economic improvement, promised tax changes giving rally winners reason to wait to take profits until 2017, Obama scorching the earth everywhere, and numerous other forces mean the stock rally is going down.
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Irrational Exuberance In US Stock Market Grasps At 20K For Dow
Since Trump’s election, the US stock market has climbed unstoppably along a remarkably steep path to round off at a teetering height. Is this the irrational exuberance that typically marks the last push before a perilous plunge?
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Is The Fed Fix In For The Election?
The Dow appears to be whistling past the graveyard in this graph of its fibrillating heartbeat. This is the most unnatural, rigged-looking, zombie market I've seen. Even big Apple's feared fall couldn't push the market's head underwater.
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Federal Reserve Admits It Never Knew What It Was Doing
The Fed acknowledges at top levels that its economists are completely baffled, its recovery is failing, that the Fed cannot raise interest and may even have to heat up its stimulants, or we may end with a permanently scarred and stagnant economy.
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The Federal Reserve’s Stock-Market Supernova
After years of trying to create a "wealth effect", the Federal Reserve is slowly dialing down its special-effects machine, but the stock market is providing dot-com-era proof of completely irrational exuberance.
Tiny Trump Hands Deliver Teeny Tiny Tax Plan, US Stocks Collapse In Despair
After six months of laboring late into the nights, this fourth rendition of Trump’s plan has not changed much from election day, and it’s equal in depth and detail to the kind of outline you come up with after a day of brainstorming.
You Got Trumped! Winning Horse In Presidential Race Was Trojan
In April Fools month Trump revealed the many ways in which he fooled the people who hoped he'd be their champion. What a difference a hundred days makes.
Trump Obamacare Repeal Blew Up Bigly Because Of A House Divided Against Itself
The first attempt by Trump and his party to see if they can do anything together was by everyone’s account a dismal failure. Even Paul Ryan owned the enormity of failure. Lou Dobbs criticizes Trump & Party while Sean Hannity regales Republicans.
2017 Economic Headwinds: Housing Bubbles Popping Up And Just Plain Popping Everywhere
Housing bubbles are showing signs of bursting all over the world, particularly in the US, Canada and Australia. With bubbles now at the peak of popping everywhere, the coming collapse could make the US crash of 2007-2009 look like a warm-up act.
The Trump Triumph Challenges Economic Predictions For 2017
The triumph of Trump as champion of a revolution against the status quo will boost the economy in the ways listed here; but the economic collapse of the globalist regime's "recovery" remains certain.
The Inevitability Of Economic Collapse
Globalists and Anti-Globalists will battle with increasing intensity all year while the following list of severe economic structural flaws build unrestrained against the US and global economies.
“Hell Week II: The Revenge” Threatens Unrestrained Election Rejection
People who reviled Trump as unAmerican for refusing to promise he would accept the election results now reject the election results, themselves, in an inauguration week of orchestrated anarchy.
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Work Experience

Writer
The Great Recession Blog
October 2011 - Present (5 years 7 months)

I write a blog on the economic collapse (http://TheGreatRecession.info/blog). I launched it on October 4, 2011. 

It began as an offshoot from humorous articles on the economy that I self-syndicated to The Hudson Valley Business Journal, The Valley City Times-Record (North Dakota), The Daily Herald (Tennessee) and a news website in Israel and another in Australia.
 

General Manager
Black Mountain Ranch
August 2012 - September 2014 (2 years 2 months)

Run a 174-acre private club with horses, pastures, barns, golf course, ball field, gymnasium, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, horseshoe pits, outdoor volleyball, miniature golf, adult and teen lounges, craft room, wood shop, outdoor stage, and campsites ... set at the gateway to the Mount Baker National Forest in the Cascade Mountains.

Education

University of Washington
Certificate, Screenwriting
1992 / 1993
Western Washington University
Bachelor of Arts
1979 / 1984
English

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