INVERSION DRAMA

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AUGUST 2014 The media and many of the powers that be in Washington would like us all to believe that much like Nathan Lane’s character Albert Goldman in the film The Birdcage that they feel too “betrayed and bewildered.”  Not at learning of another Dolphins loss, but rather the fact that many companies are deciding to renounce their “American citizenship” … Read More

CRACKED FAÇADE

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APRIL 2014 A recent article ran in various publications around the country alerting readers to the fact that the average credit card interest rate is up to a “shocking 21%.”  The article points out, “Credit card companies which attract new customers with zero percent teaser rates and more rewards, have raised rates while their costs remain historically low.  Another rising … Read More

FIRST FRIDAY FAIL

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MAY 2014 The first Friday of the month is “Jobs Friday.”  The day we all wait to see how our economy is doing or not doing when it comes to jobs.  I have often criticized the report and the methods used to come up with the numbers and how easily they can be manipulated to serve ones political needs.  One … Read More

THE WATCHDOG ABSURDITY COLLECTION 2

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JUNE 2012 Pathetic in the City President Obama attended a swanky soiree at the home of Sex in the City star Sarah Jessica Parker.  The $40,000 a plate dinner was attended by the New York Media elite along with other Hollywood stars such as Meryl Streep and Vogue magazine editor Anne Wintour.  The President told the A-list, better than you … Read More

STUCK IN THE MUD

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APRIL 2014 “Reaganomics means you start a business in your garage; Obamanomics means you move into your parents garage.” Senator Ted Cruz I did an interview post election back in November 2008 and was asked what I thought Americans could expect as far economic growth under President-Elect Barrack Obama.  The metaphor I used to describe what I knew was coming … Read More

OBAMACARE POOP SANDWICH

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FEBRUARY 2014 “A crisis is a terrible thing to waste.” Rahm Emanuel Former Obama Chief of Staff There is nothing like a man-made disaster to force your will upon the masses.  It has been my contention since day one of this catastrophe known as Obamacare that the end game will be a drive to a single-payer system.  In fact… “I … Read More

WEREWOLVES

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JANUARY 2014 Someone decided to do a special screening of the latest Martin Scorsese film the Wolf of Wall Streetdown in my old neighborhood behind the Goldman Sachs building in downtown New York City.  The crowd attending the film was described as a “finance-heavy audience” with brokers, traders and investment bankers filling the seats.  Their reaction to criminal misdeeds of … Read More

JUST PRESS PRINT

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DECEMBER 2013 Many years ago on my radio show, I tried to articulate the aura of invincibility that many in power claim to wield by utilizing and comparing them to the King in the children’s nursery rhyme, Humpty Dumpty. “All the kings horses and all the kings men couldn’t put Humpty together again.” Try to contemplate the hubris of a … Read More

HOUSING STUPIDITY

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OCTOBER 2013 Correct me if I am wrong, but did we not just get ourselves out of a housing/credit crisis that was fueled in part by really dumb government policies? There was dumb, and now there is dumber. One would like to believe that in the wake of dumb and destructive policies the government might take actions to decrease the … Read More