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The Economy In An Election Year

Since 2009, the US economy has expanded each year. This expansion run is near a record but to listen to Republicans, one might fear recession, if not depression, was at our doorsteps. 662 more words

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Aetna’s Short Sighted Move

What is Aetna thinking in announcing it was withdrawing from 11 Affordable Care Act “exchanges”? It is mind blowing to think that their explanation (costs are exceeding revenues which is most likely true) is the real reason. 532 more words

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A Sound Thrashing May Miss The Mark

In the early weeks, post nominating convention period, Democrat Hillary Clinton appears to be pulling away from Republican Donald Trump. Her lead seems a result of sound “on the ground” campaigning, well financed campaign spending, and the complete opposite for the Republicans and Donald Trump. 258 more words

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It’s The Debt, Stupid

In 2008 and 2012, Republican candidates ran for all sorts of Congressional offices, as well as the White House on a platform which contained a clear and present danger signal, the National Debt. 500 more words

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The Election Behind The Election

The national news media seems to be making money effortlessly covering the Donald Trump debacle. First, it was how could the GOP nominate someone so patently unqualified (the press screamed). 509 more words

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Income Inequality

There have always been rich people and poor ones. A safe bet is that there will always be this split in the years ahead. History has never revealed a utopia where everyone was wealthy.   481 more words

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Democrats Taking Stock

The Democrat National Convention closed Thursday night, Hillary Clinton and Vice President nominee Tim Kaine have set off on a campaign bus tour across Pennsylvania, and now it is time to assess how effective the DNC had been. 415 more words

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