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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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Progressive Sweeping LXIX

This will give us all somethings to ponder while we wait to see and hear the latest developments in the financial and legal perils of Donald Trump. I could have speculated about them today -and that is all anybody is doing is speculating- but then I wouldn’t have been able to touch on all these other topics.

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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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It Couldn’t Happen Here. Could It?

Notice: In the interest of accuracy, on more than one occasion I use a word that may violate my PG rating.

Like most Americans I awoke Friday to the news that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was dead. He supposedly died while taking a walk at the Russian prison where he was an inmate. I grew up in a cold climate, admittedly not Siberia, but a pleasant stroll outside in February was not my idea of fun.

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