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The wheels on the bus go round and round

There hasn’t been anything too terribly interesting in politics lately, which is the reason several weeks have passed since my last post. Sure, the Senate finally passed a budget after 4 years, and the House passed yet another Ryan budget … Continue reading

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Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off to Greece We Go

I visited several customers this month, and along the way I learned some interesting facts about how other countries are handling problems like the ones we face in the United States. In this post, I will discuss Greece, the first … Continue reading

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Profound Inequality

The most serious, most profound and most pressing example of inequality in our country today is not sexual orientation, gender, or race. It is economic. Poverty begets more poverty, continuing from one generation to the next, as long as government … Continue reading

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Insanity revealed

Television news shows featuring Members of Congress from each party often yield little, if any, substantive dialogue. The dribble-drabble, hocus-pocus, mind-numbing, and highly partisan discussions, where Members talk past each other and interrupt each other incessantly, can get really old, … Continue reading

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