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Trickle Down Economics

November 9, 2017

Trickle Down Economic Theory There’s a problem with that neo-con favourite ‘Trickle Down’ Economic Theory. Far too much experience has proven that the pain it causes (and there is always pain) never trickles up the […]

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Faster Than the Speed of Nanites

March 27, 2014

The following is an edited version of an email I sent a friend who sent me an picture of a commuter train platform brimming with people engrossed in various electronic gadgets; no one seemingly aware […]

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Why yes, I did buy a KIA

October 14, 2011

That might not sound like a big deal; plenty of Americans are purchasing vehicles from Kia and other foreign companies. And I am not a rabid isolationist demanding enormous tariffs on all imports while crying […]

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Stop shopping at BigCo.

January 27, 2010

I see a very basic link between the shopping habits of American consumers and the dearth of manufacturing jobs in this country. Here is the story I’ve heard over and over; the amounts are not […]

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Open Letter to President Obama

September 21, 2009

Greetings Kind Sir; As an openly gay citizen who helped put you into your current position I am upset at the lack of positive action from your Administration on issues that concern me; full and […]

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This and That

August 15, 2009

So many things on my mind today. Cash for Clunkers: — While I understand and appreciate the benefits of this programme (reduced pollution, decreased gas consumption, stimulating car sales) it is reminiscent of the Mortgage […]