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[12 Dec 2011 | 7 Comments | ]
2012: A Look Into AskCherlock’s Crystal Ball

As the year of 2011 rapidly draws to a close, it is time once again to gaze into the Askcherlock “crystal ball” to see what the year 0f 2012 will bring.
The Political Scene:  By the end of February, 2012 there will be three remaining Republican presidential contenders; those being, Gingrich, Romney and Paul.  Although Gingrich will prevail in the early primaries, the Republicans will finally come to their senses when they  realize that he may actually win the nomination.  Thereafter, Mitt Romney will “clean Gingrich’s clock” in the remaining primaries, …

Politics &raquo

[8 Aug 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
August 8, 2011 ; The Day America Lost Its Optimism

When the dust finally settles, few Americans will doubt that August 8, 2011 is one of the worst day’s in modern American history.  From now on, or at least for the foreseeable future, we cannot pretend that “everything” is going  okay with the economic recovery, and that things will slowly but surely improve.   The Recession of 2008, which followed one of the worst economic downturns since the Great Depression,  is still with us, and has no intention of going away.   This situation has been made crystal clear by an 1,800 …

Economics &raquo

[4 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Little (Economic) Engine That Couldn’t

For most Americans paying any attention at all to what’s transpiring around the globe, and especially to what’s happening across the U.S., the news hasn’t been so great lately.   After almost four years of deep recession followed by an anemic  recovery, thing have not gotten a whole lot better.   Unlike past  recessions in America, where bad economic times were rapidly followed by periods of significant growth, the “Recession of 2008” just doesn’t want to go away.   In fact, it is looking increasingly likely that the “Recession of 2008″ may be …

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