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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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You Knew

October 9, 2016

hy should I write on this topic when Jeffrey Young of Huffington Post has crafted such a masterful piece already? The Republican establishment has knowingly promoted a monster to the public as worthy of the most powerful position on Earth. With the latest revelations of his perversity, immaturity and sociopathy many Republican politicians are feigning […]

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Enough Already

September 29, 2016

  emember, it would be difficult to find many people that detest both Hillary and Donald more than do I. In addition to my disdain, I am desperately concerned for the future of this country, indeed the entire planet, should the maniac get control of the Supreme Court, the economy, education, the military and access […]

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I Wish I had Said That

September 23, 2016

Ted Nugent – Vladimir Putin – The KKK   Donald Trump Enjoys Broad Support   he choices are simple. Either Trump loses or this nation loses. I don’t mean loses a la George W. Bush, whose tax cuts for the elite put us $5.8 trillion further in debt or the 2 unnecessary wars that cost […]

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Spotting Trends

June 11, 2016

 hile we are all laughing at or crying about the political circus of this electoral cycle, significant changes are taking place. So, what’s new? After all, changes got us to this point. Those wishing to deny change began to change things a few years back. If I have to pick a starting point, Barry Goldwater’s […]

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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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Trump Is Unfathomably Ignorant

May 7, 2016

rump, despite his braggadocio, is not a successful businessman. He has mastered the media. That is not the same. He is simply a showman whose taste runs to the gaudy and whose social skills are more appropriate to the sandbox. Denizens of Wall Street estimate that his personal wealth would have been just as high […]

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Ask Me No Questions

March 21, 2016

rom my younger days I recall a quotation by Oliver Goldsmith (1730 – 1774), an Irish novelist, playwright, poet and physician: “Ask me no questions, and I’ll tell you no lies.” Of course, he was unfamiliar with the Republican party and present-day American ‘journalism.’ Perhaps the world was simpler in the 18th Century. Now it isn’t […]

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Democrats In Danger

May 8, 2015

he Democrats don’t give a damn about us but they still will be surprised when they discover far more of their base sitting on their hands on election day. Obama insists on pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Given the evidence of such accords in the recent past, even more jobs will flow to countries that […]

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Boot The Freeloaders

November 11, 2014

he Republicans say the poor are not carrying their share of the load. They say they don’t pay taxes. Actually, they pay a greater percentage of their income than does Myth Romney or most of his fellow plutocrats. Most of the poor have jobs. Many have more than one job but are still poor. They […]

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