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Single-Payer Healthcare

It seems to me…. “The American public believes that health care is a right and not a commodity.” ~ Michael Moore[1]. As a basic requirement in order to belong to their club, Republicans are obligated to condemn the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Republicans Have Their Problems

It seems to me…. “There’s no light at the end of the tunnel in the Republican message, no promise of better things to come. There’s only the present stagnation, followed by a slow decline.” ~John Podhoretz[1]. No one can deny … Continue reading

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Trump vs. Facts

It seems to me…. “One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don’t go into government.” ~ Donald Trump[1]. A charlatan in any other guise still remains a charlatan. The presidential election of … Continue reading

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Investment Uncertainty

It seems to me…. “The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible.” Bernard Baruch[1]. The world today is more diverse – and wealthy – resulting from globalization enabled by Western neoliberal … Continue reading

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Political Opportunity

It seems to me… “Congress’ approval rating has dropped to 12 percent. The other 88 percent are withholding judgment until Congress actually does something.” ~ Jay Leno. Hopefully, the incoming Republican-controlled Congress will concentrate on improved governance rather than libertarian … Continue reading

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An Anti-Science Mentality

It seems to me… “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.”  ~ John Adams. The Republican Party characterizes itself as … Continue reading

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After The Election

It seems to me… “Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.”  ~ Franklin Pierce Adams. The U.S. Presidential election is over and the majority once again has spoken.  It … Continue reading

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