Retired, finally. I enjoy learning about crypto and sharing my discoveries. Also, I follow the News closely and enjoy discussing current events. I have no political agenda, but advance views based in reality with a slant toward real world consequences.

The Cost of a "Statistical Life" - Economics, Death, Long Term Impairment and Covid-19

2 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Clearly, it is impossible to place a dollar value on a human life. However, to completely assess the economic effects and impacts of events such as the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, economists are tasked to do just that. To accomplish this difficult endeavor,...

A Macroeconomic Look at Unemployment

26 May 2021 6 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

The rate of unemployment for a nation is a key indicator of the strength or weakness of its economy. Beginning a macroeconomic look at unemployment in the United States must start with the definition of the term and how the rate thereof is calculated...

Cancel Culture and its Attack on Free Speech Rights in America

22 May 2021 3 minute read 8 comments kev_nag

Today's America would be totally unidentifiable to the Forefathers of this country. Thomas Jefferson, who penned the phrase 'All Men are Created Equal' [U.S. Declaration of Independence. (1776)] would be unable to recognize what America has evolved i...

Time to Utilize this Market Correction - Accumulate CUB

19 May 2021 2 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

No, we are not facing that dreaded Market Crash. In traditional finance, a crash is commonly associated with an over 10% drop in asset prices in a single day. But rather, the current situation in the cryptocurrency markets is that of a correction. A...

Parent's Pushing Back Against Woke Classrooms Teaching Critical Race Theory

15 May 2021 4 minute read 4 comments kev_nag

What is Critical Race Theory (hereinafter CRT)? It is a movement within the United States by civil rights educators and scholars seeking to examine social, cultural, economic, and legal issues as the same relates to race and racism. CRT "... has stir...

Unemployment, Dignified Work, and the Human Spirit

13 May 2021 5 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

**INTRODUCTION** The Church instructs us that work has deep meaning. Through work we are providing for the necessities of everyday life as well as shaping the world around us by our actions. This dignity of work extends far beyond the concerns for in...

Returning the Cows to the Barn - Trading Ethereum Assets on the Cheap

11 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Well, I don't like dealing with Ethereum because I absolutely hate paying the associated ridiculously exorbitant dreaded gas fees. But, like most of us, we have some Ethereum or some ERC 20 assets sitting in a wallet somewhere, doing nothing for us -...

The Power of a Smile - Take a Frown and Turn It Upside Down (POB Word of the Week: POWER #005)

10 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

There exists great power behind each and every smile. In my household a smile helped cure boyfriend/girlfriend break-ups, failing grades, mumps, measles, sibling fights, and on and on and so forth. Alright with the boyfriend break-ups involving my da...

Are Corporations Embracing 'Woke Culture' Doomed To Fail?

6 May 2021 4 minute read 22 comments kev_nag

Born in 1958, I came into this world at the end of the 'Baby Boomer' era. Yes, I can remember the civil rights movement of the 1960's, Vietnam, the Middle East crisis, the Gay Rights Movement and so on. But until recently, I was unaware of the 'Woke...

Resource Based Lending for African Countries - China's Threat to Industrial Economies

4 May 2021 3 minute read 7 comments kev_nag

One of the more pronounced loan vehicles for African countries utilized by the People's Republic of China is the 'resource-backed loan'. The resource-backed loan (hereinafter RBLs) is a loan supplied to either a government directly or to a state owne...