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Capitalism destoyed the American family

I run into many people who live apart from their family and where they grew up.  Lot’s of people face the challenges of caring for their aging parents while living in another place.  Young parents don’t have family nearby to … Continue reading

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Tipping should be banned. Here’s why.

I’ve noticed that there is a growing debate taking place in the USA about tipping.  Should tipping be banned? Tipping is is the most perverted byproduct of capitalism.  Yes, that’s right capitalism.  Why is it perverted?  The restaurant industry, for … Continue reading

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US Tax Revenues

I saw a post from one of my friends the other day, talking about relief for individual taxpayers.  I found the following graph on Wikipedia which shows the percentage of tax revenues from various sources.  It’s interesting the taxes from … Continue reading

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Debating US-China Policy

To read about the presidential candidates bashing Beijing at a Toledo, Ohio town hall meeting is political theater at it’s best.  US policies with China are exactly where the US Chamber of Commerce wants them to be. Free trade with … Continue reading

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Don’t blame the 47%

I found the latest ‘gaff’ by republican candidate for president Mitt Romney so misleading that I have to write about it.  This is typical republican rhetoric making ordinary American citizens the scapegoats for the problems in America. I wonder if … Continue reading

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Beware the Trans-Pacific-Partnership (TPP)

It’s time to wake up America.  Have you heard of the Trans-Pacific-Partnership?  No neither had I until a friend of mine in Germany brought it to my attention.  And there’s a good reason we haven’t heard so much about it … Continue reading

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Re-enact the Glass-Steagall Act

I was really encouraged the other day when I saw an article in the Financial Times reporting that Sandy Weill, former Chairman and CEO of Citigroup commented in a CNBC interview that the big banks should be broken up and … Continue reading

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The Government doesn’t control the Financial Sector

I few years ago a friend of mine who lives and works in Italy told me, “the Italian government does not control Naples.”  That was hard for me to believe, that a government doesn’t control one it’s own major cities. … Continue reading

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Is it Steak or Frankensteak?

Consumers beware.  Another warning about meat glue.  This time consumers may be being duped by restaurants who glue pieces of lesser cuts of meat together to form what looks like a filet; and then selling it as a filet.  Not … Continue reading

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Now what? – Ractopamine

It’s amazing what you can learn by reading news about what is going on in other countries.  I saw an article about the Taiwanese protesting against the importing of American meat.  At the heart of the protests is the fact … Continue reading

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