A New Form of American Capitalism

My Comments: I’m a Social Capitalist. I invented (I think…) this term because I’m convinced that unfettered capitalism, the economic model favored by the United States, is doomed. What few on the right will acknowledge is that we already have elements associated with ‘socialism’ built into our lives dating back decades, if not centuries. The …

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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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‘You’re fired!’ America has already terminated Trump

My Comments: While reading the Gainesville Sun this morning and enjoying my cup of strong coffee, I saw an article by Richard K. Scher. He argues that trumps power grabs must be stopped. Apart from the fact that I strongly agree with Dr. Scher, I read it because he and I knew each other years …

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A Radical, Redistributive Re-imagining of Capitalism?

My Comments: You may have heard me describe myself as a Social Capitalist. That term is my effort to describle my views as an economist troubled by the widening gap in income across this country. Sooner or later we have to come to terms with what I call unfettered capitalism which in my judgement, has …

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70% of Americans say our health care system is in a “state of crisis”

My Comments: My experience with our health care system comes from two sources. The first one is my 43 years as a licensed insurance agent. I saw health insurance premiums increase roughly 10% every year. The health insurance premium increases were largely a result of ever increasing costs, driven by the hospital industry, the pharmaceutical …

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Trump’s ‘America First’ means Americans lose

My Comments: This comes from the Washington Post which you will agree is not a right wing publication. Almost every day there is a statement or observation that runs 180 degrees from what I’ve learned over the past five decades in business. It’s frightening to me to realize we are going backwards as a nation …

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The Risks Associated With Being Alive

by Tony Kendzior \ December 14, 2018 Being alive virtually anywhere on the planet in the 21st century carries with it certain risks. How you deal with those risks largely determines your sense of well being as you navigate the ups and downs of everyday life. Risks are all around us. Some are inconsequential and …

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