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What Are Debt And Entitlements?

October 18, 2016

onservatives distort the English language. One of the more prominent examples is the word entitlement. According to the dictionary, an entitlement is something due to one by law or contract. In the case of Social Security and Medicare, they are benefits that are paid for by the FICA tax of 15.2%. Conservatives confuse the word […]

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Looking In the Wrong Direction

May 8, 2016

oving, a few necessary trips and scheduling a few more joint replacements, added to trying to do sufficient research for the books I’m working on, don’t leave much time for this blog. You likely aren’t too disappointed on the occasions I find a substitute to expound on an important issue. Here’s another such time. This […]

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Says Who?

September 1, 2015

f you have a large amount of debt, cut expenses; tighten your belt. Who says? Says the people who want to screw you again – and make you pay for it again. True, there are others saying the same thing but they are either the toadies of the above parasites or the gullible, touting the […]

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It’s Not A Greek Crisis

July 10, 2015

reece cannot fall all by itself. It likely will bring the end of the Eurozone and create significant problems for the US. The Eurozone is a noble experiment but it is run by an international cartel of incompetents.

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Greek Debt < German Debt

July 7, 2015

emper, temper, Angela. Ms. Merkel  certainly should be aware of 20th Century German history. It is ironic that Germany, of all governments, would be demanding debt repayment. Greek debt is a pittance compared to Germany’s forgiven debt following The Great War and WWII. Even Great Britain and France have not always honored their debts. But, […]

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Entitlements Of Incompetents

February 20, 2015

s this what Benjamin Franklin was referring to? When Mrs. Powel asked,  “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” With no hesitation whatsoever, Franklin responded, “A republic, if you can keep it.” The two forms of governing are a monarchy and a republic. The former is hereditary. The other is not. […]

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Enemies of the People

January 9, 2013

hen will the voters of this country wake up and commit these people to mental institutions, prisons or kindergartens? Some of our “leadership” are simply tools of their plutocratic owners. Others have not the intelligence to understand how ridiculous is the economic twattle that impresses them so much. They even gift us with a self-satisfied […]

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Keeping House

March 27, 2012

ow do I do it? Is it just another demonstration of my wisdom or, possibly, just dumb luck? Please keep your opinion to yourself. If you didn’t read my article from the 27th of September 2010 or have forgotten it, It would be a good preface to this post. To go there click on the […]

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Embrace Class Warfare

October 20, 2011

My occasional resort to language of a somewhat bombastic flavor may lead some to believe that I generally take an aggressive stance on practically every issue. That’s not necessarily so, but in the matter of class war, I am a super hawk. Oh, am I not being divisive? No. It’s several generations too late for […]

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Wrong Again

June 28, 2011

Oh, how I wish this were the knockout blow. Sorry, it’s not. Nothing will ever get through the thick skulls of the ideologues. How many times must I tell you? Ideologies are oversimplifications by the intellectually constipated that appeal to the intellectually lazy and are usually wrong? Harsh? Hardly. Regrettably, my vocabulary is inadequate to […]

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