Category Archives: Economics

Christmas for the Elderly Redux


This is by far the most popular blog I ever wrote, getting more than 2,000 readers on one day alone.  I have repeated it every year for those who have not seen it. I am among the elderly. I am … Continue reading

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We Are Under Attack


I get out of bed at my normal time, early afternoon. I take my pills and fix my coffee. I turn on the TV and watch disasters and devastation everywhere. I hear how many have died today, and how many … Continue reading

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Friendships and non-friends


I continue to watch what is going on in this country, and in the world, under the trumpeter’s agenda. So I want to say once and for all. I am 76 years of age. I have been involved in politics … Continue reading

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Social Security


Please pay attention to those two words. Notice what they mean when used together. After the Great Depression of the 30s, the government under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt put together the Social Security Administration for the everyday working people to … Continue reading

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Followed by the Mars trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson


I will not be able to write a full review yet because I am barely at the half-way point of the first book, Red Mars. But here is what I have gleaned out of the 300 pages I have read … Continue reading

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Life Goes On – for now


As I sit here having just watched M.A.S.H., and on the way to watching a Rambo marathon, I wonder when WWIII is going to start. Everyday there is good news and there is bad news. We get an Executive Order … Continue reading

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Christmas for Seniors


I first wrote this blog two years ago, and then copied it for last year.  It is still the most popular blog I ever wrote.  But instead of just copying it over again, I just had it repeated (with my … Continue reading

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