Monthly Archives: October 2008

An Eternal Question


I don’t know about you, but I will be very happy when this election is over. I don’t think I can stand to hear another political harangue or mindless exhortation to vote for or against some particular ballot proposition. Given my … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Tough Times


No question, these are difficult times for all of us, as well as our fellow travelers on Spaceship Earth. Clearly, none of our politicians or pundits have an answer guaranteed to fix what ails us. Perhaps it is at moments … Continue reading

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Poverty


"It is poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish."  – Mother Teresa   October 15 has been designated as the day for bloggers around the world to share their thoughts and … Continue reading

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The 401-Keg Plan


It’s been another wild week in the economic world, and the wizards of Wall Street have found the magic formula for wealth – for themselves, naturally – privatize profits and socialize risk. I love it! They’ve even set up elaborate … Continue reading

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More Economic Reaction


For those of you who have been completely removed from all sources of news, Congress passed its economic bailout plan for Wall Street today. Wall Street responded with a further 157 point drop in the value of the Dow. My … Continue reading

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