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The Rumble in Lost Wages Part Deux – The GOP Poker Game

December 16, 2015

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  My impressions of the last GOP debate of 2015, will be from the 35,000 foot level and I’ll avoid getting too far in the weeds. This is appropriate because one of the CNN analysts asked, “Did we hear substantive plans?” and the answer is that we did not. What we did hear, with some […]

Tears Of A Clown

October 30, 2013

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I’m sorry to have to come across as a cruel hearted fellow (nah, I’m not really sorry), but, as we go forward with the series of biblical plagues emanating from the Obama administration and the Democrats in Congress and I hear sniveling, I’m going to start asking people in a rather direct (translate – rude) […]

The ‘Peace Of Mind Metric’

October 2, 2013

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In the immediate wake of the initial Snowden revelations about the NSA demanding and receiving millions of phone records of Americans from the telcos, the agency officials and their apologists in Congress reflexively countered the public outcry with the narrative that domestic spying saved us from terror plots and that numerous such plots were thwarted […]

As Heads Is Tails Just Call Me Unconvinced

June 25, 2013

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“Just as every cop is a criminal And all the sinners saints As heads is tails just call me Lucifer (cause) I’m in need of some restraint” I’ve always found ‘Sympathy For the Devil’, by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, to be one of the most profound social statements of the classic rock music era.  […]