Category Archives: Problems

Where Is The Anger?

It seems to me… Conservatives are, in general, much more pugnacious than liberals.  Liberals are too willing to assume the best intent in others and ignore their obvious ulterior motives.  The extreme rightwing dominated media – Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, … Continue reading

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Call It Sedition

It seems to me… Sedition:    incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government; any action, especially in speech or writing, promoting such discontent or rebellion. Treason:     the offense of acting to overthrow one’s government or to harm or kill its … Continue reading

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Economic Recovery

It seems to me… The reality is that our economy has recovered to prerecession levels.  The continuing problem – and part of the new reality – is employment prospects have changed forever.  Politicians are being dishonest in their refusal to publicly … Continue reading

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Economic Considerations

It seems to me… The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has criticized the U.S. for our failure to have a “creditable strategy” to stabilize our national debt.  Even the credit-rating agency Standard & Poors has questioned whether we will be able … Continue reading

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Problem Solutions

It seems to me… Seeing problems is easy; solving them, unfortunately, frequently is difficult. In addition, what we initially consider to be the problem is merely a symptom of some deeper underlying problem. As a manager, when someone would complain … Continue reading

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Economic Discontinuity

It seems to me… What seems to have been overlooked in the current debate over how to improve our economy and lower the unemployment rate is that the recent recession resulted in an extensive change to our economy that politicians … Continue reading

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Generational Gap

It seems to me… Americans, in general, seem to have lost much of the drive and ambition which in previous generations characterized us as a nation.  Our high standards of living enabled the younger generation to have most of what … Continue reading

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