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Will I let my 401K balance lesson my anger at Russian election meddling?

The election of Donald Trump was been very good for my balances in retirement. Overall my retirement assets were up about 35% on January 26, 2018 and as of this writing February 14, 2018 were still up 31% since election day 2016. Yet I voted for Hillary Clinton (unenthusiastically) and feel the case can be […]

Reason 3 to re-elect Obama: A realistic plan for the nations finances.

Mitt Romney has said he will not raise taxes, not even a dollar to solve the budget issues this country faces. He insists that we can cut our way out of a trillion dollar per year debt crisis. ┬áMaybe he said this to fire up the Tea party wing of the Republican party. Maybe he […]

Reasons to re-elect: Part 2. The lies.

I frequently say that the way to tell whether a politician is lying is that his mouth is moving and words are coming out. Remember those Joe Isuzu car commercials(hes lying). The Romney campaign has adopted a line of attack that involves telling big lies, repeating them early and often. They are clearly betting on […]

Reasons to vote for Barack Obama: Reason 1: Health care.

While the nation is undergoing a national emergency, I turn back to politics, hopefully once a day between now and the election. Why? Because I planned to and there is nothing I can do about hurricane Sandy and the nuclear fuel rods that may get swamped with flood water during the next few hours. There […]

Why Wisconsin matters and why it doesn’t

As a recent resident of Wisconsin, there are a number of factors that will influence this recall election that skew the results in Walker’s failure. Therefore it may be a less important election than is apparent, in part due to other things that Walker has gotten done. A little reported fact is that Walker and […]

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