Tag Archives: economy

What a Deal!

So……Congress finally did something – came up with a plan to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and no one is happy about it.  There are no spending cuts and not enough rich people got a tax increase.  And the can gets kicked … Continue reading

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Who to vote for – in a Nutshell

Who to vote for? It’s a vision thing. Obama sees a unified nation where we are strong because we support each other. His policies invest in all of us. He sees the forest and understands that it is made up … Continue reading

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An attractive country for entrepreneurs?

In a list of the top 10 countries for entrepreneurs, 24/7 Wall Street has the USA coming in at #4!  I’m surprised we were even in the top 10, given that nearly half of all small businesses started in the USA … 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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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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The Daily Muse on Conversations with Health Insurers

My last official task of the day before leaving my office was to place a call to my health insurance customer service line.  I’m having a recurring problem with a series of claims for my child.  The frustrating thing is … Continue reading

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The Daily Muse on Taking Advantage of a Crappy Economy

Tonight I was wading through the home refinance package that I received from who I hope will be our new lender.  They want everything but the kitchen sink – copies of statements on all our financial accounts, pay stubs, insurance … Continue reading

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