Monthly Archives: December 2013

What Governments Say Does Not Make It So

In a Chicago Tribune article (12/15/13, sec. 1, p. 31) it’s stated that “some automatic sequester cuts” are going to be “revers[ed]”–that is, what’s said to be automatic is not actually automatic.  This is another instance indicating that what governments … Continue reading

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Governments Do Not Control Banks or Corporations

Governments do not control banks.  The recent Volcker Rule, a part of the Dodd-Frank Act (H.R. 4173, 111 Congress), to take effect in 2015, focuses on proprietary trading rather than on the specific types of speculation (derivatives, etc.) that were … Continue reading

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Counter Literature to Survey Research

The Counter Literature to Survey Research, which I’m developing in this post, is needed because survey researchers, as well as those who rely on and promote survey research–and that includes a lot of people!–are addicted to asking and answers  and, as we … Continue reading

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