Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Real US Deficit has Nothing to do with Money

Everything is about money, or so it seems, as we stumble along to finally completing this mid-term election cycle. It they could push that election up to this Thursday, I would be delighted. Enough already, let’s get this done and … Continue reading

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On eating our cake and having it too

I want to share a recent poll that strikes at the heart of many an “Over-50’s” concerns. What will happen to Social Security and Medicare? These two huge programs consume about 40% of the US government’s budget. That percentage is … Continue reading

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Latitudes and Attitudes

It’s these changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes Nothing remains quite the same With all of our running and all of our cunning If we weren’t all crazy, we would all go insane Jimmy Buffett At the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Some ‘Blogkeeping’ Details

I have set up this blog for the occasional essay on matters that actively concern me. I have had other blogs and do not wish to be caught up in the “tyranny of the blog” that forces so many bloggers … Continue reading

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Two Tea Parties?

Two Tea Parties in less than three years. Who predicted that? Two, you say? Yes, I would argue that the first Tea Party was the movement that brought Barack Obama to the Presidency. To avoid confusion, let’s call the first … Continue reading

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