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Financially, Governments are Similar to Families: “It’s About the Money!”

Revised Repost from May 15, 2014 “Congress is like a garden. It takes regular attention and some hard work. Left unattended, the ‘weeds’ will choke out valued producers.”   (JLR 2016)* Here is what I still see—I am not an economist, … Continue reading

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Question Everything! – A Challenge

When it comes to political candidates, question everything and everyone!  Even if it IS what you want to hear!! You may be the unwitting victim of Mis- and Dis- information. Election Year Musings – Political Essay No. 1 It is … Continue reading

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Governing Part 4 – Financially, Governments are Similar to Families or “It’s About the Money!”

Here is what I see—I am not an economist, but I can balance a checkbook—and I have often had to say “No” to a good purchase (that would be ‘nice to have’) or investment opportunity (i.e., risk involved) because spending … Continue reading

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Part 2 – What do I Expect of My Representatives in Government?

Note to Readers: Keep in mind, this is an “opinion statement,” and also keep in mind that I vote. If you agree with my general position, then your vote along with mine doubles the strength of our position. If you … Continue reading

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Part 1A – A Word about the Constitution and our Government – Guest Commentary

I made a plea for closer adherence to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights in my first blog in this series. A close and (Constitutionally knowledgeable) friend of mine, John, sent me comments on my posting and included brief … Continue reading

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A Plea for U.S. Government to Do Its Job – Part I

Prologue This is a multi-part experimental series describing what I expect of our Government, our Government representatives (national, state and local), and what I expect of myself and my fellow citizens. The “experiment” is to determine if anyone cares enough … Continue reading

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Viewpoint from Pelham #2 – Question Everything . . .

Especially if it is what you want to hear! You may be the unwitting victim of Agents of Mis- and Disinformation. Politically, I would be described as a Conservative. I am a Conservative because I believe it is NOT the … Continue reading

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