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Fixing It for the Rest of Us

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for our country.  The partial shutdown of our government has been at various times annoying, frustrating, tiring and anger inducing.  I believe most Congressional Republicans know they are fighting a loosing battle but … Continue reading

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When Politicians have Temper Tantrums….

Congress reached a new low this week, with the Tea Party Republicans stubbornly shutting down the government over the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare to the uninitiated.  Only 10% of Americans have a favorable impression of congress right now; and … Continue reading

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Way to Go, IRS!

Excellent job justifying the fears of the federal government-phobic right-wing!  Big Brother really is watching you……or at least targeting your favorite Tea Party groups’ 501(c)4 status.  Thank you for making it harder for me and other progressives to advocate for a … Continue reading

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The Ten Most Worn Items in my Closet – Summer Edition

I was on InStyle.com this past Saturday and watched/read a slide show on the 50 Best Fashion Tips of All Kinds; and one of the tips was to know what are the 10 most worn items in your closet so that … Continue reading

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What Were You Doing at 8:46 AM EST on 9/11/01?

I was in my office in Atlanta, Georgia on an international call to Tübingen, Germany with Ulrike, the tax accountant for our German subsidiary.  A co-worker burst into my office and announced that a plane had crashed into the World Trade … Continue reading

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Class Warfare? It’s Already Here!

To those of you concerned about class warfare in America:  rest easy…..it’s already here.  Probably been here for longer than you think.  First, the Occupy movement called attention to the lack of opportunity for the unconnected middle class youth who did … Continue reading

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Who Stole the American Dream????

I have a one word answer:  Reaganomics.  Like it or not. My Dad worked for Singer as an electrician during the 60’s.  It was a non-union job with pretty crappy pay and barely kept our heads above water.  I remember getting … Continue reading

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David Walker: Advocating Sanity and Common Sense In Washington DC

I heard David Walker interviewed on the May 4 edition of  Washington Journal on CSPAN.  I love this guy.  He’s a sane voice in the chaos and insanity that passes for government in 2012.  It’s the second time I’ve heard … Continue reading

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It’s a Gas!

So……it stands to reason that if the recent rapid increase in gas prices was all President Obama’s fault, then the even more recent, rapid decrease in gas prices is the President’s doing as well!  I heard on GMA this morning … Continue reading

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Bring On the Buffett Rule!!!!!

I have heard one too many short-sighted Republican talking heads say “even if we confiscate all the money all the rich people have, we would still have a deficit” or “even if we passed the Buffett Rule we would still … Continue reading

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