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Nov. 10, 2022

It's Inflation Day

Today is Inflation Day, that day when the economy's inflation rate is published. Our scorekeeper, as it is every month, is the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A little-known division of the Department of Labor. The BLS is mandated to keep accurate and t…

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Nearly 62 years ago, a young Senator from Massachusetts was sworn in as the Nation's 35th President. John F. Kennedy challenged the nation to look at the Government in a new light."Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for yo…

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On January 3, 2021, one hundred Senators and 435 Representatives began the 117th United States Congress. Two weeks later, Joseph Biden was sworn in as the 46th President. Today, we, the voters, have the opportunity to decide whether they have been s…

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Sometimes, the world seems so strange that it's hard to imagine what is really happening. There is a grave deception taking place in our society. A sleight of hand that occurs nearly every day. It's the reason that you often say to yourself: "I don'…

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While it may not be intentional, vaccine maker Moderna provides us with the most accurate measure of the Covid-19 Pandemic. The data is all here, in Moderna’s earnings report released yesterday. And to understate the case, these results are di…

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Nov. 3, 2022

Wall Street's Fix

Once again, yesterday demonstrated Wall Street’s abiding need for cheap credit. The Federal Reserve announced its latest price for credit, called the Fed Funds interest rate, in a ceremony as closely watched as the Oscars. So essential and pre…

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The United States historically has been a reluctant combatant, engaging in War only as a last resort. The country's first President, George Washington, admonished the nation to avoid "entangling alliances" and thereby avoid conflict.Thomas Jefferson…

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Nov. 1, 2022

Nancy Fades

It's shaping up to be a terrible couple of weeks for Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. Friday, word came that her husband Paul had sustained major head injuries when an intruder entered the Pelosi home and attacked the 82-year-o…

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Oct. 31, 2022

Staying Warm This Winter

Today many Americans are facing an issue their parents and grandparents never dreamed of: how to heat their homes this Winter. Although Winter is seven weeks away, anxiety among those in the northern parts of the country is at an all-time high. And …

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Oct. 28, 2022

The Do-Nothing President

November of 1948 was the almost perfect analogy to today. Like today, the country was slipping into Recession. President Harry Truman was running in an uphill reelection battle. His opponent, Thomas Dewey, was the odds-on favorite to win the Preside…

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