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

MORE NEWS AT ELEVEN

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SEPTEMBER 2013 The mainstream media is an integral spoke in our “Watchdog on Wall Street Axis of Evil,” working hand in hand with crony capitalists and the crooked politicians at the helm of our dysfunctional bureaucracy and weakening republic.  The relationship between the three is symbiotic and beneficial to their own existence and needs, but a pox on ours.  The … Read More

SOUP NAZI PART TWO

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OCTOBER 2013 In a classic episode from the television show Seinfeld we are introduced to character known as the Soup Nazi.  He is restaurateur whose soups are so good that he can treat his customers with zero patience and disdain and the customers willingly put up with it.  In fact his customers must mind perfect ordering etiquette in his establishment … Read More

BREAK THEM UP NOW

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I always get a kick out of the bull-excrement mission statements from the big investment firms… Our integrity and reputation depend on our ability to do the right thing, even when it’s not the easy thing.  J.P. Morgan Chase No financial incentive or opportunity regardless of the bottom line justifies a departure from our values.  Goldman Sachs The talent and … Read More