Category: James “Bird” Guess

Game Sold Not Told: Madoff’s $65 Billion Ponzi Scheme

BY JAMES “BIRD” GUESS Wall Street investor conman, Bernie Madoff, made off with billions of investor’s money and on December 10, 2008, he confessed to orchestrating an estimated $65 billion “ponzi scheme,” that is considered the largest act of investor fraud ever by a single person. On March 12, 2009,...

James Guess: Is The Game of American Capitalism Over?

By James Guess, Dallas South Contributor Is it not ironic, that the game of free-market capitalism, the economic system responsible for creating the wealthiest country in the world, is now the culprit for the financial collapse of America’s $13 trillion economy? Foreign leaders around the world have called out American...

Obamanomics: A Breakdown of how President Obama Plans to Repair America’s Shattered Economy

By JAMES “BIRD” GUESS Obamanomics: The Financial Breakdown of How President Barack Obama Plans to Repair America’s Shattered Economy In an attempt to repair the economy and potentially create up to 3.5 million jobs, President Obama has proposed an economic stimulus plan that would cost taxpayers $825 billion. The House...

GOD’s Financial Favorites

  BY JAMES “BIRD” GUESS “Remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you the ability to produce wealth” — Deuteronomy 8:18 What does the Bible have to say about money? Many people may consider the Bible to be only a book detailing Jesus’ teachings and the...

James Guess: Dallas’ Forgotten Neighborhood: Why Education is Critical for West Dallas

BY JAMES “BIRD” GUESS While Southern Dallas continues to receive the majority of attention from real- estate developers and city officials, West Dallas, an area of 23,000 residents waits anxiously in the economic background for change. There is hope for this area of Dallas, although poor performing schools and an...