Saturday, December 3, 2016

President On Economic Mobility Of Middle Class

Originally Published December 04, 2013; Last Updated December 04, 2016; Last Republished December 03, 2016:

Sometimes there's nothing left to say, but Wow! The ignoratio elenchi periodically deployed by our President's detractors is buffoonery, albeit sometimes hilarious buffoonery.


UPDATED 11/03/2016 NSTC, Committee on Technology Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology; National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategic Plan


UPDATED 12/03/2016 FRB, Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District

Thank you Mr. President, you inherited an economy in massive catastrophic contraction and are bequeathing one poised to expand. Hope our nation is able to continue building on the progress your leadership has enable over eight years?

UPDATED 08/29/2016 NYT, Central Bankers Hear Plea: Turn Focus to Government Spending

The current Congress is unlikely to correct the imbalances created by predominately relying on monetary policy, financial shenanigans, and unproved economic dogma for sustainable economic growth.

Stated differently as the financial shenanigans unwind, dogma ditched, and global interest rates begin to trend negative bankers are pleading for fiscal help!

Hopefully, our next Congress will be more functional?

UPDATED 08/13/2016 YoutubeCNN, Trump: If Clinton wins Pennsylvania, she cheated and NPR, Trump: I'll Only Lose With 'Cheating,' Asks Supporters To Watch Polling Places and Reuters, Donald Trump is 'totally nuts,' says Robert de Niro


Meet the Republican Party's presidential candidate that's going to improve our collapsed Middle-Class's economic mobility and everything else, REALLY! 

UPDATED 11/03/2016 Referring to the Republican Party's current nominee for President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, as a buffoon would be a generous compliment—our citizenry, Republican Party, Democratic Party and nation deserves better, MUCH BETTER.

UPDATED 08/12/2016 NYT, Why American Schools Are Even More Unequal Than We Thought

UPDATED 04/06/2016 WH, President Obama Delivers a Statement on The Economy

Our President to our neo-anarchists (aka libertarian extremists):

Free-rider navigation of our global economy is about to become choppier, Dramamine anyone?

Our neo-anarchists (aka libertarian extremists) have been spectacular at free-riding and crashing our global economy, but not so stellar at participating in the difficult research, development, and production necessary to obviate the inevitable and future harm.

Recent disclosures on the usage of "tax havens" indicate that some libertarian extremists (aka neo-anarchists) have no intentions of participating in the heavy lifting, which will be required to prepare our nation for the global competitive cooperation in the twenty-first-century.
UPDATED 03/14/2016 C-Span, President Obama shows his stand up comedy ability as he completely wrecks Republicans

The President still maintains his strong sense of humor even after years of striving to redirect and rebuild a demolished Middle America.

UPDATED 03/09/2016 UCTV, China: An Alternative Model for Innovation?

Research, development and cooperation trumps authoritarian communists or rent seeking capitalists.

UPDATED 08/07/2015 CSM, Dawn of the Uber economy? What happens when benefits become the exception.

Cannibalizing our 20th century jobs will not create an American 21st century economy or sustainable middle-class!

UPDATED 01/21/2015 NYT, Obama State of the Union 2015 Address: President's [FULL] SOTU Speech Today on 1/20/15

Simple Choices:
  • Focus on war and another decade and a half crusade through the lands of the "religious whack-jobs", killing "religious whack-jobs", or;
  • Cooperate to rebuild our nation and prepare all our citizens for the 21st Century ("religious whack-jobbery" unnecessary)?
Mr. President, focus our nation on preparing all our citizens for the 21st Century—ignore and avoid the "religious whack-jobs"—cooperate with all other nations trying to ignore and avoid the "religious whack-jobs" and prepare their citizenry for the 21st Century.

UPDATED 01/20/2015 WH, Behind The Scenes: A State of the Union [2015] Sit-Down with President Obama

A poised President Obama prepares to present and push timely 21st Century proposals aimed at rebuilding middle America.

UPDATED 06/21/2014 WH, Weekly Address: Bringing our Workplace Policies into the 21st Century

Our President is placing 21st century markers on a path for (re) building an inclusive/diverse, imaginative/innovative, and well-trained workforce/workplace1, notwithstanding an intransigent Congress that continues wandering in a deadly desert. Periodically stopping to rotate their map and survey their deadly desertscape hoping to recognize any familiar landmarks.

Eventually, Congress will stop rotating their map and figure out that it’s too old to be helpful—they’ll then need some 21st century markers to point the way.

Unsurprisingly, some in Congress are encouraging our President to begin wandering in a desert, too. Some concerned leaders, friends and supporters are cautioning against such a foolish desert foray, regardless of the past and preparation or expected conditions, duration, and map accuracy.

UPDATED 01/19/2014 WT, Obama: ‘I’ll act on my own’ to make ‘breakthrough year’ happen
UPDATED 01/16/2014 YouTube, President Obama's Remarks on Expanding College Opportunity and
 First Lady Michelle Obama Remarks on Expanding College Opportunity and Yahoo, White House summit on college affordability: Live chat (Q & A) and WH, Education, Knowledge and Skills for the Jobs of the Future

Our President and First Lady challenge educators and others to make college a reality for all our citizens, especially those whose developing conceptual capacity may be limited or stunted by circumstances, events or economics.

Wonder what correlation, if any, exists between the degree of a nation's freedom, security and future and the conceptual capacity of its citizenry? Reading today's headlines one might get the impression that our freedom, security and future is correlated with the quantity of hay our national security apparatus can sniff, sift, sort and store.

UPDATED 01/14/2014 CNNMoney,75 economists back minimum wage hike
UPDATED 01/09/2014 YouTube, President Obama's Remarks on Creating First Five of 20 Public-Private Promise Zones

UPDATED 01/09/2014 NYT, 2 Parties Place Political Focus on Inequality

Senators parroting the dogma and drivel that has resulted in the decimation of our Middle Class over several decades will not rebuild our Middle Class, notwithstanding the parroting is done by a "fresh face" and is periodically hilarious and entertaining.

UPDATED 01/06/2014 YouTube, TedTalk, Paul Piff: Does money make you mean?

Fascinating research relevant to economic mobility—it's surprising to hear the speaker assert that correcting such self-delusional entitlement behavior requires only "gentle nudges" (not depicted or quantified in the video clip of the experiment).

One would not expect that our nation would be so paralyzed over budget and distributional imbalances if self-delusional entitlement behavior is so easily corrected with only "gentle nudges"!

In fact our wealthy are vociferously asserting that it's the self-delusional entitlement behavior of our poor that requires correction—and they're not using gentle nudges!

UPDATED 01/05/2014 NYT, Mapping Poverty in America Nice United States map listing county poverty (distributional imbalances twin sister) rate.


1. Our current workplaces are mostly dysfunctional at best and toxic to human health at worse.

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