How Many Will Die Before Trump Figures Out COVID-19 Isn’t a PR Campaign?

My Comments: Over the coming weeks and months, some of you are going to unfriend me or unsubscribe to these posts. That's fine with me. I'm increasingly convinced Trump is an abomination, a malignant tumor, one we must overcome if we are to survive. Working from home is nothing new for me. I've been doing …

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Statistics and Reasons for Church Decline

This copyrighted article appeared on a site called churchleadership.org. I have no idea when it was published. I saved it for future reference as it explains some of my personal observations about organized religion. I share it with you today as an alternative to talking about money again. My proclivity to attend church, or not …

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Our Changing Values

A few years ago, I became aware that once every 70 - 90 years here in the US, we’ve experienced a dramatic social upheaval. Society gets completely turned on it’s head and societal norms get re-evaluated. Each time it happened, we remain the same nation but find ourselves in a new framework. It’s happening again. …

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The Real Miami

My experience with Miami proper is limited. I recall being there 60 years ago as a child on vacation and maybe a couple of times for insurance company meetings. Today, it’s somewhere down south of here and I may never be there again. But these are troubled times, and I don’t just mean the COVID-19 …

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Will It Be Enough?

My wife and I have been more or less self-quarantined for some time now. Officially, lockdown in our county went into effect at 12:01 AM last night. With virtually no guidance from either Washington or the state capital, our local leaders decided it was time. We amuse ourselves reading, writing, phone calling, playing games on …

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Corporate Bailouts?

Robert Reich, the Secretary of Labor from 1993 to 1997, is a well known liberal economist and lawyer. He brought to my attention yesterday, moves being taken by the current administration in support of American industries. I’m of mixed mind about what’s being proposed. Yes, it’s true that right now the US economy is headed …

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Friday’s Thoughts re Bernie and Biden

You may not give a damn what my thoughts are about this falls’ coming election. And that’s OK, but for personal reasons, I want to put them on record. I think fundamental flaws have emerged over the past 5 decades in the economic and social structures we see today in the United States. It’s led …

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