Generic Meds May No Longer Be A Good Idea

My Comments: this topic is way off base for me. But as a consumer of more generic meds than I'd like to admit, it made me pause. Maybe I should share it with my readers who also take generic drugs? It was written by Suzy Cohen, a registered pharmacist from Florida, who writes frequently about …

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The GOP’s Demographic Decay

My Comments: I was born in England almost 78 years ago. I left when I was 6 or 7 when we moved to France. Then, at age 9, we came to the US. I have zero recollection of ever meeting anyone who was not white. It wasn’t until we moved again, this time to India, …

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Will Capitalism Allow This Idea?

I’ve been having ‘discussions’ lately with people I’ve known for years that now have issues with my so called ‘leftist’ ideas. They’ve gone so far as to suggest people with values like mine should just be ‘locked up.’ And here I thought they felt safe in a constitutional democracy. One person seemed to gleefully correct …

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Capitalism vs Something Else?

by Tony Kendzior \ May 31, 2019 Disney is a name that resonates with people of my generation. We grew up with Mickey Mouse and as our kids grew up, Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida became vacation destinations for millions of us. My grandchildren today know the park in Orlando like the …

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How To Solve America’s $100 Trillion Problem Of Wealth Inequality

My Comments: Wealth inequality has become an existential threat to the future of American society. The chaos in Washington, indeed the election of trump to ‘drain the swamp’, is an evolving extension of this problem. If the problem has a solution, it’s going to take many years, perhaps generations, to see us return to the …

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A Radical, Redistributive Re-imagining of Capitalism?

My Comments: I recently had published in the local newspaper an article I wrote where I described myself as a Social Capitalist. It’s my effort to imply that I’m a capitalist with a social conscience. The challenge for society is to properly define the extent to which pure, unfettered capitalism can be modified to satisfy …

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The ‘Yuge’ Republican Lie About the Deficit

My Comments: Yes, I’m a registered Democrat and have been since 1963. And, yes, I’m not happy about the growing Federal deficit. Two observations: (1) I’m OK with a deficit if there is bipartisan effort to see it as a potential problem and an effort is made to keep it a reasonable percentage of the …

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