Author Archives: Vic

Elegy to Life, Ode to the IPCC

Elegy to Life Ode to the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Victor W Hatch Oh how wise we humans be, To trust the infallible wisdom of IPCC. And bless the 97 percenters where they walk,(1) To dispense the holy … Continue reading

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October’s Bright Blue Weather

“October’s bright blue weather” “O suns and skies and clouds of June, And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October’s bright blue weather;” Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) October Skies Not so Blue. Airplane clouds instead of … Continue reading

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Global Warming

Global Warming V. Hatch “October’s bright blue weather” “O SUNS and skies and clouds of June, And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October’s bright blue weather;” Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) Alas it is no more! … Continue reading

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Demand And Economy

Demand The word demand has a number of definitions such as need or desire or insistence on.  However in economics and to the economists there is a different and very specific definition. “Demand” from Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of … Continue reading

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Balancing the Federal Budget

April 2013, After Tax Time: “I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.”   Thomas Jefferson Consider that the government must make payments of interest and principal of the debt.  That money must come from … Continue reading

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Worldwide Debt Crisis

“Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.”  Edmund Burke However it is not sufficient to just know history, one must understand the underlying cause of events.  In 1910 the money supply in the US was $13.3 billion. … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Bank

The Federal Reserve Bank is a public entity; it is not owned by the banks. The Federals Reserve is a public entity and each of the members of the board of governors is appointed by the president and approved by … Continue reading

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Paying the National Debt

Paying the National debt. At this time the Federal Debt is over $16 trillion; the money supply (M2) is at this time $8.6 trillion. M2 is the total supply of money in circulation (currency-paper money and coins), plus all demand … Continue reading

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Debt Crises, The Cause of Recessions and Depressions

    Debt Crises, The Cause of Recessions and Depressions                                      by Victor W Hatch Read the book and learn: Why Recessions an depressions have occurred for centuries. The cause. Why they are debt … Continue reading

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Responsibility

We the people of the United States are responsible for the government that we have. Have we created the government we really want? Or have we sat by and let others make it the government they want? Have we kept … Continue reading

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