Tag: united states

  • What is the reason for the decline of the United States?

    Others have given much more detailed answers, but I think America peaked in the 1950s and 1960s with Eisenhower and JFK and started to decline once the 1973 oil crisis, Vietnam war and Nixon scandals hit. As many others have pointed out, Reagan has been among the biggest factors in America’s downfall. When you keep…

  • Was Ronald Reagan a good president?

    No, I don’t think so. I think he was definitely a charismatic and inspirational leader, which is part of the reason why he won his two elections by a landslide, but as to his actual accomplishments, the recovery of the economy in the 1980s was mostly due to the work of Paul Volcker the Fed…

  • Who was the most qualified person never to be elected President of the United States?

    I would say Henry Clay. Ran for president 3 times, everytime didn’t win. But his credentials are massive. -US Senator from Kentucky – served 4 different’ times for a total of 16 years. -9th US Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams for 4 years -7th Speaker of the US house of Representatives for a…

  • The United States crises

    The United States, though being the wealthiest, most influential and most powerful country in the world, for all its strengths, has its weaknesses as well. Being an economist, I want to discuss three points in particular that I’m worried about concerning the U.S’s future and status as a superpower. In this article, I argue that…

  • United States real estate market

    Smart people don’t work for money, the money works for them. A few posts back, I mentioned the living costs of California compared to Ontario. Those are based on the assumption that you will rent. Renting is perhaps the least wisest financially, in ways that you live. The money goes to the landlord and you…