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The Destination Of Your Choice

A trip for two to the destination of your choice. That is one of the prizes that my local NPR station offers during all of their fundraisers. As a sustainer (at a modest amount – I’m not a wealthy man) I’m automatically entered into all prize drawings. If I won it the choice of travel companions is easy: my wife. Until last week the destination, which would be her choice, would most likely be Hawaii. That made the news of last week particularly impactful, but it certainly doesn’t stop there.

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Expanding On Monday’s Article

I don’t know what will or will not happen to the second part of the infrastructure package but at this point what we already have is a big deal (a “BFD”, if you prefer) and I want to spend another day talking about it.

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They May Want To Reconsider Their Position

Few things are more frustrating than talking politics with a Trump supporter. They live in a fact free zone secure in the comforts of their prejudices and misinformed opinions. Lately they are in the third recycling of the word “socialism” as a catchall bogeyman. While they feel secure in their ignorance it is your moral obligation to attempt to educate them. You will have plenty of opportunities between now and the 2020 election but beware; their attention span is short so you will have to use your words economically. Come along and I’ll give you a few “jabs” to utilize. Continue reading They May Want To Reconsider Their Position

I Fear The Beef May Be Rotten

Infrastructure: It is much needed in America and I’m in favor of it. A massive swindle: I’m opposed to it and I certainly don’t want to fall victim to it. In his State of the Union Address President Trump talked about a $1.5 trillion infrastructure project. He gave few details but they, coupled with his previous remarks on the topic, and his history has me concerned. Let’s explore. Continue reading I Fear The Beef May Be Rotten