Monthly Archives: December 2008

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U.S. Senate

Caroline Kennedy. . . “You know,” a Senator, 142 times!

December 30th, 2008

Ms. Kennedy is seeking Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat. This is a cheap, easy way to become a Senator without having to seek the vote of the New York electorate.  It requires no profile in courage to seek public office in … Continue reading

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State Politics, U.S. Senate

Jessie Jackson Jr., “I have a dream too.”

December 12th, 2008

“My lawyer won’t let me tell you about it.” Getting right to the point.   When the Democratic Governor Blagojevich story hit the news, one of my initial reactions to Jessie Jackson Jr.’s potential involvement was this.  Why has Mr. Jackson … Continue reading

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Canadian Federal

CAW’s Boss Dog Threatens A Fight!

December 9th, 2008

Ken Lewenza says he’s pissed off! First question, “Who cares?” The second question I have is, “why should we care?” Mr. Lewenza is quoted as being fighting mad. He’s mad because Parliament was suspended before a “stimulus package” was in … Continue reading

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Education, Exectutive Branch, U.S. Debt

U.S. Taxpayer’s Money — Teaching Financial Literacy?

December 1st, 2008

The Question: Is the U.S. Government’s teaching financial literacy a good idea, and has it been working? The more you look behind the scenes at what is going in any government program, the more perplexed you become.  At least that’s … Continue reading