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Of Some Money Matters

Timestamp: Sunday afternoon.

Considering my first real job was in banking perhaps I should be making a few comments on recent “money matters”. One (necessitating the timestamp) risks being incomplete by the time this is published and another, admittedly, is a stretch. In any event…

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What Matters To You?

Thursday night was another of those political nerd “holidays” – the State of the Union address. I’ve missed very few, if any, in my adult lifetime regardless of the president. I realize that they are largely the president giving his wish list with roughly half the crowd spending most of their time clapping, often on their feet, while the others sit waiting for their chance to exit and hit a watering hole. I’m a political nerd. What can I say?

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Over Coffee And A Donut

Over the years I’ve had many conversations about term limits for members of congress. The catalyst for the latest one was frustration over where we stood a few hours before I penned this on Monday morning. It appears that a best case scenario is that an eleventh hour agreement resulting in a CR that  would keep the government open until some new self-imposed deadline. Keep in mind a budget was due back in September of 2023 and our best hope is to again kick the can further down the road and operate under an extended 2022 agreement. Few, if any, employers would tolerate that kind of job performance from their employees and few, if any, educators would pass a student with a similar performance.

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Under The ’23 Christmas Tree

Today is Christmas and it’s time for tellthetruthonthem.com to pass out some mythical gifts to deserving progressives and one special one at the end. This year’s list may be a bit shorter than some of its predecessors but I’m sure that will be appreciated by most readers who have more interesting things to do today.

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Progressive Sweeping LIX

Before I head out the door, I figured I’d try and do some housekeeping. Here we go.

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