Category Archives: Ideology

Liberal/Conservative Tax Policies

It seems to me…. “Taxes are what we pay for civilized society, for modernity, and for prosperity.  The wealthy pay more because they have benefitted more.”  ~ Jill Lepore[1]. Tax reform recently approved by Congress, though long overdue, while correcting … Continue reading

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Time to Reverse Directions

It seems to me… “A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.”  ~ John Stuart Mill, 1859. While key to the success of any … Continue reading

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Ideological Purity

It seems to me… “The American people deserve truthfulness, not more political campaigning.  The American people deserve a responsible government that seeks to address their needs, not more ideological dogma.”  ~ Jose Serrano. Am I missing something?  Do I not … Continue reading

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The Arab World

It seems to me… “We could find that the Arab Spring turns into an Iranian winter.”  – Benjamin Netanyahu. The so-called “Arab Spring” represents both challenge and opportunity for Arab states to awaken from their long slide from one of … Continue reading

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