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Of Cathy And Elise

Last week New York Republican Representative Elise Stefanik continued her stupid act. (I have every reason to believe that she is actually intelligent so I have resorted to using the word “act”.) Elise paraphrased Ronald Reagan asking voters if they were better off today than four years ago. I’ll take the liberty of a few days in my illustrations and then answer her question.

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Thanksgiving, And What I’ve Come To Realize From It

Sometimes knowledge is best gained in reflective moments. Today I want to illustrate that and the core will be how I celebrated this past Thanksgiving. I appreciate it more today than last Thursday.

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Trying Again

Today will be another attempt to catch up on recent events, spiced with a few observations and thoughts. I’ll explain the title at the end. Continue reading Trying Again

The Threat Is Still Present

The other day I ran into a friend and frequent reader. We hadn’t seen each other in about a year and did a bit of catching up. I confided in him that I was surprised I was still writing about Trump as much as I am. I said, “He just won’t go away.” (The quote might be a bit inaccurate – missing an adjective or two better left out of this article.) Trump is but the American manifestation of the disease which is alive, well and global. Here are a few tidbits in support of my argument.

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Uncertainty

We live in complicated times and boiling everything down to a single word is a fool’s errand but if that task were forced upon me my single word would be uncertainty. People don’t like uncertainty and neither do capitalist markets. Currently both our personal lives and economy are trapped in multiple uncertainties making life uncomfortable. Let’s explore. Continue reading Uncertainty