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FPA’s Bob Rodriguez Has a Message for Washington

Posted by Larry Doyle on May 17th, 2012 8:05 AM |

First Pacific Advisor’s Bob Rodriguez is a renowned money manager. I hold him in the highest regard.

The only issue I have in regard to Mr. Rodriguez is that he is not in Washington managing our nation’s fiscal policy.

The simple fact is Rodriguez knows of what he talks and relates it in language that is foreign to most politicians, that is, plain English.

With the ongoing budget fiasco, debt ceiling, and accompanying fiscal cliff on our horizon at year end, recent comments by Rodriguez should ring long, loud, and clear throughout Washington.  (more…)

Paul Ryan (R-WI): A Choice of Two Futures

Posted by Larry Doyle on February 15th, 2012 10:17 AM |

Markets manipulated by the presence of massive infusions of liquidity from central bankers may give the appearance of calm, smooth sailing but under the surface an explosion of epic proportions continues to build.

What is fueling that volcanic eruption?

Chronic deficit spending.

With our fiscal deficit having grown by trillions of dollars over the last few years, make no mistake the withdrawal pains and devastation from this out of control spending WILL be extraordinary. Not might be. WILL be. Borrowing from future generations may be a political art form in Washington but it is truly nothing more than a failure of governance.  (more…)

Debt Deal, Our ‘Walking Pneumonia’ Economy, QE3 and More ‘Sense on Cents’

Posted by Larry Doyle on August 1st, 2011 7:40 AM |

What now? What lies ahead on the challenging and winding road filled with clouds and great unknowns that defines our American economic landscape?

The political circus in Washington has clearly taken center stage over the last few weeks. Watching this show has been anything but entertaining and don’t think the theatrics do not harm our economy. They do.

Uncertainty breeds risk aversion and our economy needs people and businesses willing to take risks.

Can we assume that the passage of a bipartisan debt package means we can get back to business as usual and that the economy will rebound? Not so fast. (more…)






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