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  29. <title>Trump Tax Plan Greatest Gift Establishment Ever Got</title>
  30. <link>http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/trump-tax-plan-establishment-gift/</link>
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  32. <pubDate>Sun, 03 Dec 2017 23:47:45 +0000</pubDate>
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  43. <description><![CDATA[<p><img width="131" height="150" src="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Donald_Trump_Thumbs_up_2016-131x150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail size-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Trump tax plan trumps the middle class" srcset="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Donald_Trump_Thumbs_up_2016-131x150.jpg 131w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Donald_Trump_Thumbs_up_2016-263x300.jpg 263w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Donald_Trump_Thumbs_up_2016-500x571.jpg 500w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Donald_Trump_Thumbs_up_2016.jpg 525w" sizes="(max-width: 131px) 100vw, 131px" />As soon as President Trump put his Goldman boys, Gary Cohn and Steven Mnuchin, in charge of his tax plan, I knew Trump&#8217;s tax plan would never fulfill his and his henchmen&#8217;s promises of helping the middle class and of not giving additional tax breaks to the rich. The Trump Tax plan, as it now exists, [&#8230;]</p>
  44. <p>This excerpt from <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/trump-tax-plan-establishment-gift/">Trump Tax Plan Greatest Gift Establishment Ever Got</a> was written by <a href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/about-the-great-recession-blog-author-david-haggith/" target="_blank">David Haggith</a> and can be found on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog">The Great Recession Blog</a>.</p>
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  50. <title>Stock and Awe, Bears in Bondage</title>
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  53. <pubDate>Tue, 07 Nov 2017 05:44:00 +0000</pubDate>
  54. <dc:creator><![CDATA[David Haggith]]></dc:creator>
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  61. <description><![CDATA[<p><img width="111" height="150" src="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/CagedBear-111x150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail size-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Is the US stock market going to crash in 2017? [By Philip Timms [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons]" srcset="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/CagedBear-111x150.jpg 111w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/CagedBear-223x300.jpg 223w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/CagedBear.jpg 408w" sizes="(max-width: 111px) 100vw, 111px" />The Trump Rally pushed ahead relentlessly through a summer full of high omens and great disasters, all which it swatted off like flies. Even so, all was not perfect in the market as nerves began to jitter midsummer beneath the surface even among the most longtime bulls. Wall Street&#8217;s fear gauge (the CBOE Volatility Index) lifted [&#8230;]</p>
  62. <p>This excerpt from <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/stock-and-awe-bears-in-bondage/">Stock and Awe, Bears in Bondage</a> was written by <a href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/about-the-great-recession-blog-author-david-haggith/" target="_blank">David Haggith</a> and can be found on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog">The Great Recession Blog</a>.</p>
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  68. <title>Federal Reserve Hesitates on QE Unwind / Balance Sheet Reduction</title>
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  71. <pubDate>Sat, 28 Oct 2017 20:25:45 +0000</pubDate>
  72. <dc:creator><![CDATA[David Haggith]]></dc:creator>
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  78. <description><![CDATA[<p><img width="136" height="150" src="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/JanetYellen-136x150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail size-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Federal Reserve balance sheet reduction not happening yet even as the Fed applauds its own success" srcset="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/JanetYellen-136x150.jpg 136w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/JanetYellen.jpg 202w" sizes="(max-width: 136px) 100vw, 136px" />Is the Federal Reserve&#8217;s Great Unwind already coming unwound? I thought it would be good to check up on Federal Reserve balance sheet reduction since the Fed is supposed to be up and running on the move out of quantitative easing this month. It should be fascinating to see what progress the Fed is making [&#8230;]</p>
  79. <p>This excerpt from <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/fed-balance-sheet-reduction/">Federal Reserve Hesitates on QE Unwind / Balance Sheet Reduction</a> was written by <a href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/about-the-great-recession-blog-author-david-haggith/" target="_blank">David Haggith</a> and can be found on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog">The Great Recession Blog</a>.</p>
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  85. <title>Here&#8217;s You and Here&#8217;s the Top Ten Percent</title>
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  88. <pubDate>Tue, 24 Oct 2017 20:18:18 +0000</pubDate>
  89. <dc:creator><![CDATA[David Haggith]]></dc:creator>
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  95. <description><![CDATA[<p><img width="150" height="89" src="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Family_Net_Worth-150x89.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail size-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Family Net Worth graph of change from 2007 to 2017" srcset="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Family_Net_Worth-150x89.jpg 150w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Family_Net_Worth-300x179.jpg 300w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Family_Net_Worth.jpg 500w" sizes="(max-width: 150px) 100vw, 150px" />In a nutshell, here is a graph that summarizes everything you need to know about the unsustainable US economy. Unless you&#8217;re in the top ten percent of income producers in the nation &#8212; or, at least, living in their neighborhood &#8212; you are living in a dingy bedroom economy that has only seen its net [&#8230;]</p>
  96. <p>This excerpt from <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/heres-heres-top-ten-percent/">Here&#8217;s You and Here&#8217;s the Top Ten Percent</a> was written by <a href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/about-the-great-recession-blog-author-david-haggith/" target="_blank">David Haggith</a> and can be found on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog">The Great Recession Blog</a>.</p>
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  102. <title>Yawning Debt Trap Proves the Great Recession is Still On</title>
  103. <link>http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/debt-trap-proves-great-recession/</link>
  104. <comments>http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/debt-trap-proves-great-recession/#comments</comments>
  105. <pubDate>Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:52:05 +0000</pubDate>
  106. <dc:creator><![CDATA[David Haggith]]></dc:creator>
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  115. <description><![CDATA[<p><img width="150" height="125" src="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Greedy_and_Indulgent-150x125.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail size-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Published in the US before 1923 and public domain in the US. Used to represent people piling up America&#039;s national debt." srcset="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Greedy_and_Indulgent-150x125.jpg 150w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Greedy_and_Indulgent-300x250.jpg 300w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Greedy_and_Indulgent-500x417.jpg 500w, http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/wp-content/uploads/Greedy_and_Indulgent.jpg 719w" sizes="(max-width: 150px) 100vw, 150px" />While David Stockman stated early this year with resolute certainty that the debt ceiling debate would blow congress up and send the nation reeling over the financial precipice, I avoided jumping on the debt-ceiling bandwagon. While I was convinced major rifts in the economy would start to show up in the summer, I was not [&#8230;]</p>
  116. <p>This excerpt from <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/debt-trap-proves-great-recession/">Yawning Debt Trap Proves the Great Recession is Still On</a> was written by <a href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/about-the-great-recession-blog-author-david-haggith/" target="_blank">David Haggith</a> and can be found on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thegreatrecession.info/blog">The Great Recession Blog</a>.</p>
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