Happy 4th of July: It’s been two years

So it’s the 4th of July – and I’m doing what I’m supposed to … reading about things that make people question my sanity.  Stopping to think about a few things, I made some notes about the changes I’ve experienced in the last two years. Here they are:

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Tax Cuts: Will They Help?

Oh my god the sky is falling. Tax cuts have passed both the house and the senate. People are getting a tax break — and judging by the response of the media you would think the world is ending.  Give me a break. Let’s take a closer look. Read More

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I’m in the middle of exploring a few new topics, but a few people reached out to me and asked what I think about this #TakeAKnee controversy.  So here it is. Read More

Net Neutrality and a New Beginning

I have made a conscious choice to stop chasing the small and somewhat petty news of the day so that I can more deeply explore issues.  This requires a lot of excavation — and I’ve been looking pretty hard at net neutrality. Read More

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Healthcare’s Vital Signs

So it looks like once a month is the maximum I’m able to post recently — and with this political culture we have today, that just won’t do. Hopefully I’ll get back to once a week. Let’s jump right in and talk about healthcare and health insurance. Warning: this is a long one.  (and it’s the cut down version – because this topic is rich) Read More

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Comey Testimony: Takeaways

James Comey was recently fired by President Trump in a rather odd way and this, like every other Trump piece of writing, sent theories flying around. Now we can look at the real stuff. Read More

Remember what we discussed?

As I knew I would be — I’ve been fervently working on some projects outside of this site. I’ll get back to this with much more frequency in the next 2 weeks or less.  In the mean time, there are a few recent examples of some things we already discussed being put into action.  It’s useful to take a close look at them. Read More

My Worldview in Today’s World

Recently I’ve had a few people ask me to write a little bit telling you how I think … which I thought odd considering how much I write for this site.  I realized they want a better idea of my worldview and how I analyze current events.  So here it is. Read More

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Congress: Behind the Scenes

A few notes on some of the procedure of the house and senate and how it is affecting our political landscape today. Read More

Monster Blog: Let’s Catch Up

   I’ve been quite busy with my jobs that actually make money, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been paying attention. Quite the contrary. Let’s get this monster blog going. Read More

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