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The Wealth Divide

More people, as a percentage, are being born poor in this country than has been the case in over a hundred years.  More people are descending into poverty for the first time in their lives than has ever happened in the history … Continue reading

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Occupy Yourself… With Something Important

When the Occupy Wall Street movement began, I have to admit, in a cynical way, I was just looking at the people in the protest as neo hippies. A generation of young people mostly invested in doing what they wanted, … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on Wall Street

Forgive me for not writing in a while.  I’ve been a little busy. I’d been out of work and that left me a lot of time to write. Then I found some work and I had less time.  I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Going for Broke – Will Legislate For Food

The Bush tax cuts that need to expire are not about companies. They’re not about keeping business moving or greasing the wheels of industry. They’re about tax breaks for private jets and massive yachts and 15 million dollar bonuses. They’re for rich people. Continue reading

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Scan, Pat Down or Blow up: Your Choice.

The TSA (Transportation Safety Administration) is coming under fire again for groping some new kid or feeling up another beauty queen / basketball cheerleader.  Somebody got all bent out of shape because uncaring hands in blue plastic gloves are touching the outside … Continue reading

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Weinergate III: Weiner Pulled Out

resulting in the withering of Weiner’s resolve. Even so, Weiner said he would stay in and try to keep doing the job, but Pelosi insisted that he just wouldn’t be effective in a diminished capacity. In the end, spent and depleted, Weiner slipped out almost entirely unnoticed.
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Handicapping the Republican Front Runners

For those unfamiliar with sports betting, handicapping is what a tout or odds maker does when assessing the likelihood of one team or one horse or one thing being victorious over another.  Usually, this also assumes that all of the … Continue reading

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