Author Archives: nickathens

WIIFM or why Trump!

A lot is being written about what caused the rise in support for an outsider to the political establishment. First and foremost, contrary to what politicians believe, people are NOT stupid, maybe overly patient for my taste but definitely not … Continue reading

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A very simple DEBT, STIMULUS, and IMMIGRATION Solution

America is suffering from a triple whammy of problems.  A sluggish economy that is likely to go on forever, at least 11 milllion illegal immigrants, and a National Debt greater than our annual GDP and certainly growing much faster. Historically … Continue reading

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Economics of China 2013

I have been doing business in China since 1985.  I have many Chinese friends as a result.  Here are some anecdotal updates I received recently from friends there. We all know FOXCONN is a HUGE electronics manufacturer.  Apple and the … Continue reading

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FREEE! Great ebook on Gun Conrol facts

There is so much disinformation on Gun Control I thought I would share a Great information resource on Gun Control.  There is so much disinformation coming from biased sources wanting to disarm America this is a great resource with references … Continue reading

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All Women worried about BREAST CANCER should read this!

I recently had a Korean American relative endure a double Mastectomy at age 35.  It reminded me of all the things I have learned about the American lifestyle and the bad results of Big business, and Politics intersecting.  As a … Continue reading

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Returning America to Prosperity

All this drivel about taxes, spending and politics.  It is all rubbish! From 1776 to 1900 America was nothing.  We had a civil war that killed more than any other war.  (mostly through infection)  we were marching west building farms … Continue reading

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WHY OBAMA WON

When I was in elementary school, I ran for class president. I was pretty popular.  My opponent was obviously smarter.  In the auditorium we each had to give a speech.  I am sure this was some kind of lesson in … Continue reading

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Ever Notice how much the root word “SOCIAL” has infiltrated our language?

    So the point of this blog is to put a stake in the ground on the changing nature of America.  Under OBAMA America will become more Socialist than ever before.  Notice how OBAMACARE has been embraced by him.  … Continue reading

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YOU OWN IT!

YOU OWN IT! Congratulations to the Democrats and Young People and independents who voted for Obama! You now own it and you can’t blame Bush. The next terrorist attack you own it. Can’t get a job after graduation, you own … Continue reading

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How to Fix America

No matter your political orientation, I think you would agree America has many fundamental problems that need to get fixed. Let there be no doubt, my bias is toward anything that enables everyone to have access to economic success.  Good … Continue reading

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