Archive for the ‘Personal’ Category

The FED is Creating Wealth out of Thin Air

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Hocus Pocus.

The FED has succeeded in creating a huge Stock Market rally by magically applying printers ink to endless rolls of paper. At least $ 85 Billion/ month out of thin air.

Can this last?

I have been sitting on the sidelines, watching this phenomenon.

A lifetime of economic rules, and logical economic forecasts have been turned upside down.

Used to be that the Market would signal the economic future six months in advance.

If the market went down, you could expect a weak economic future, and visa versa.

When you have a market driven by $ Billions every month, prices are driven by a printing press, and not by economic fundamentals.

The fundamentals are not that good, and certainly not as wonderful as the market rally of 2013.

I may have missed the ride up, but I learned many years ago, that you do not “PLAY” the market. You either invest, or you speculate/gamble( another way of describing a non professional trader)

Bottom line, dear friends. Be Very Careful.

The Market is not what it appears to be.

It has turned into a huge Ponzi scheme, and you the average middle class schnook will end up holding the bag.

Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but it’s coming to a trading account near you

BEWARE!!

This Fluke Smells Very Fishy

Monday, March 5th, 2012

The creation of a National hysteria revolving around a woman’s  ability to afford a $ 2.00 condom or a $9.00 purchase of birth control pills is fishy at best.

The fact that the woman is a $ 40000.00 / year Georgetown Law School student , living a free and easy life while working towards a post graduate job at some liberal law firm of political activist political committee  seems to be somewhat of a fluke in the context of modern society.

Your sexual activity and sexual orientation is your business.

Do what you want,but leave the rest of us alone.

We don’t care what you do in your bedroom, I pay for my private life, you pay for your’e.

You can “burn your bre, I will burn my underpants, .”

You don’t care about my actions, I sure don’t care about yours.

You would never have been my type, and I was never desperate enough to…well better not go there,  the press might jump on my case too.

Cooking the Books to Manipulate our Perception

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Much of the statistics which the Main Stream Media presents to us as “gospel” , is actually “good” news based upon group – think.

 Highly misleading statistics based upon  political expediency.

This morning , the unemployment statistics reflected 180,000 + new private sector jobs created and an unemployment rate that fell to 8.9 %.

This is great news and heralds  a further steps towards economic recoveryand a renewal of the American dream!!! 

Yay!!!

Let the good times roll !!!

WRONG !!

The reduced 8.9 % unemploment represents only the number of people actually drawing unemployment cheks.

How about those who’s unemployment insurance has expired.

How about those unemployed who have given up on looking for work.

How about people who have been forced totake part time jobs , or “1099” off the books low wage employment.

The shameless agenda , constantly fostered upon an unsophisticated public, is irresponsible  and down right unethical  if not criminally misleag.

Wall Street embraces the Government statistics, while Main Street continues to plod along, bewildered by the facts and the continuing lack of jobs, and the insidious encroachment of real inflation( including food and transportation costs).

“Never the Twain Shall Meet”

Charlie Champion is on the Way Back , Look for his Imminent Arrival

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

To those fans and readers who have missed my wit and insights ,

” Thank You for your Good Taste!!”

 ” Thank you for the loyalty and the notes and letters.”

I have gone through a rather dramatic upheaval in lifestyle, and my attention has been split in a myriad of directions. The changes are almost completed, and the World and the NEWS is beginning to drive me crazy…A good sign that the time to jump back in, is nigh.

I am no longer a resident of the North East.

 The Tri State region had been my home for a long time, and my house, located  in Long Beach , was as close to  an affordable Paradise as exists in that part of the Country.

Alas, high taxes both business and personal, and a debilitating recession, made it prudent and economically feasible, to move my business and  my family to the sunny South .

My new home is also a paradise, filled with the bounty of Southern beauty and hospitality. I have worked hard all of my life,and my new life is proof that the system works.

The opportunity to achieve and create afforded us by our Wonderful Country,is the greatest gift of all, because it gives all of Her citizens the freedom to achieve.

Free Enterprise and the Freedom to improve ourselves , is the foundation of this Great Nation. This liberty is in JEAPORDY  and must be defended at all costs.

To All My Loyal Readers Thank You

Monday, January 5th, 2009

My Dear Friends,

I have been writing this blog for a little over a year.

I am not very Internet savy, so what ever promotional things people normally do to get attention on the Internet…I did none of them, at least not intentionally.

Ipso Facto(I hope I spelled it correctly)  You must find me entertaining , informative, and I’m helping in some way.

At the beginning of what is sure to be a difficult year, I just wanted to say thank you.

Thank you for being loyal.

Thank you for getting it.

If any of you have any comments or questions.. Please ask.

You are family, or at least friends.

Happy Healthy New Year.

I’ll do my best to help.

Love You All

We are the Angry old Men, Hear US ROAR, a poem by Charlie Champion

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

We are the angry old men

Hear us roar.

We are a lot smarter than we used to be.

Reality ,

Has forced us to learn the score.

Our bodies have gotten older

Sadly, thats no lie.

But we still have a great deal to accomplish

Before we are ready to die.

As a group we are highly adaptable..

We’ ve survived conflicts and war

Massive global upheavals

As well as social changes galore.

We’ ve seen economic boom

And we’ ve suffered economic gloom.

Our diversity has grown into a powerful steed

Our system has given us the freedom to succeed

There has always been one truth that is a constant through and through

Your skin color is irrelevant,

As long as you’re red, white, and blue.

Dogs are good for your health-Just an observation

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Just an Observation-

 All Dogs are healthy, but some dogs are healthier than others.

I’ve had a dog as my Pal for most of my life, so I am very familiar with their traits. Like the fun of romping with a puppy,or  playing catch with a  frisbee. And how about the walks,  usually at least twice a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year , rain or shine, hot or very very cold.

There is a great deal of joy and unconditional love that comes with owning a dog, and also a great deal of responsibility, and as we all know, there are some hastles, and  obligations.

However; I have discovered an additional benefit a dog can bring to your life. Health and longer life, for master and dog,,  If you know where to look .

Coming Soon! How I Quit Smoking Cold Turkey

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

I smoked 2-3 packs a day for 30+ years.

I Quit cold turkey 12/31/03  @ 23:59  . I put my remaining 1/2 pack of Kool Milds in my desk drawer.

I have not touched that pack or any other cigarette since that exact second. Pretty cool.

I don’t caugh too much anymore, food tastes better and the World smells real, not smokey.

The Life and Times of the Fabulous Charlie Champion*Preface/Pretext

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

PREFACE/PRETEXT

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The post World War II ” Baby Boomers “, growing up in the 5O’s and 60’s, were exposed to a socio economic environment, vastly different from the world of today.Familial stability was the norm. Most families consisted of a mother a father , and two children. The woman stayed home and took care of the children and the domicile. The man was the bread winner, getting up every morning, going to work, and returning home to his family every night.

Dinner time was 6 O’clock. The American family would sit down together and share a bonding experience,while discussing school, currents events and interesting gossip. These were things which we could always count on …….

The evening news on Channel 4 , N.B.C,. was straightforward and more verbal than visual . They were constantly looking for human interest stories to entertain and distract while treating journalism with the classic “man bites dog” philosophy.

Sports was a major segment of the news. In New York, baseball , was, and always has been king ..In those days,we had three Major League teams, The Brooklyn Dodgers, The New York Giants, and of course, The New York Yankees.The rivalries were intense, and involved Community pride, and passionate fans.

This was our escape into a better reality,the excitement of the “Boys of Summer”

Johnny Padres in 1955 winning the first Brooklyn World series 2-0 in Game Seven.

Don Larsen and his perfect game.

Sey Hey Willie Mays with his artistic pattented basket catch.

Don Drysdale and the immortal Sandy Kofax.

The Mick ,number 7 moving with effortless grace.

Campy, Pee Wee, The Scooter, Whitey et al..

.Simple times, happy memories.

I’ve Been Losing My Hair

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

I’ve been losing my hair

And I don’t know where.

It’s a puzzle to me

Don’t you see

If anyone finds it

If you please

Won’t you return my lost hair

To me