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Music Gatherings and Musings

its been a busy and musical few weeks here in Michigan. First was Thumbfest, with a few solid days of live music and camaraderie. The next two weekends saw many songwriters heading above the bridge to a writing retreat to hone their craft. 531 more words

Song Writing

Declaring "I am a Divider not a Uniter", Tom announces his candidacy for Democrat and Republican Presidential nominations

Tom appearing before an enthusiastic crowd in TomVille’s Freedom Lost Square declared that he will seek both the Democrat and Republican nominations for President.  Tipping his hand for the campaign to come, Tom declared that he is a virulent trickle down populist and will fund his campaign from the excess earnings of those few souls who got minimum wage increases. 67 more words

News And Politics

Something I heard sparked a question

I re-heard this saying the other day : “a rising tide lifts all boats”
Quick Question: How about those of us who can’t afford the boat? 9 more words



It is easy to get caught up in the HOUSE OF CARDS that is QUANTITATIVE EASING. You have a right to know what our politicians are doing. 1,414 more words

If we killed the wealthy, trickle down would work better

I’ve never understood people who think it’s reasonable for CEOs and the like to make hundreds and thousands of times as much money as menial wage laborers. 218 more words


Economics and Human Nature

  • 12th June: Adam Smith and the New Right.  How their ideas are indeed quite similar.  Both assume that an elite should control society.  And like his modern admirers, Smith had a way of excluding ‘off-message facts’.
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Trickle Down

He looks at all his peers

With their high flying careers

And he shouts at them,

‘I couldn’t give a f**k!’

Then they vaguely recall… 132 more words