Category Archives: Politics as Usual

Are Business Principles and Politics Incompatible?

Why are we so willing to accept so much less from the public sector? Business principles and politics have never been compatible much to the detriment of the public-sector. All one needs to do is take a look at how … Continue reading

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EMPTY SEATS vs EMPTY POLITICS

I’ve been watching the political advertising on TV by the various candidates, their PAC’s, and other support groups for the upcoming elections, and my question is “Why would you vote for any of them?”! The 7th District Congressional race in … Continue reading

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The NEW Normal?

This morning on CNBC Erin Burnett did a segment on “Street Signs”, discussing the supposedly recovering economy, during which she hosted a number of financial experts, querying their viewpoints on such topics as the escalating government debt, the increasing price … Continue reading

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Taxpayers Ripped-Off Again by GM IPO

The Federal Government has proven once again their total incompetence, or indifference, when it comes to investing our tax dollars with the Treasury Department’s apparent acquiescence to the ridiculous structure and pricing of the new Initial Public Offering (IPO) of General … Continue reading

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It’s Deja Vu All Over Again!

For me at least, the recent election was disappointing, and will no doubt prove to be more disappointing in the long-run. I hate to be a cynic, but once again nothing has changed, and our political leaders are busy positioning … Continue reading

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VOTE: None-of-the-Above

I finally opened my mail-in ballot today, not very happy with the choices, but committed to doing my civic duty and vote, even though I had not decided on most of the questions. The recent rash of campaign rhetoric and … Continue reading

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The Argument for Tax Breaks…. Or Not

I am becoming more skeptical about the argument over higher taxes for the “rich”. While it is encouraging to see and hear our so-called leaders apparently debating anything in the open, rather than behind their typical closed doors, it is … Continue reading

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