When you lie with dogs…

This debt-ceiling thingy seems to be playing to perfection for Obama and the democrats.   Republican leader, John Boehner, despite strong language, threats and perhaps, perhaps everything short of bodily harm, failed to get enough votes to get his debt reduction proposal through the republican-led house.  The teaparty membership held strong. The teaparty is in lala-land.  […]
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Keep an eye on the ref

If I had the investment funds I would be moving mucho dinero into anti-depressant and anti-anxiety medication stocks.  Too many people are on edge with this drama about the debt ceiling.  The fear is palpable. Relax.  Don’t rush the pharmacist just yet.   America’s credit line will be raised. Armageddon will be postponed.  First thing to […]
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Inna deep hole? Stop digging!

Let’s get one this straight in this ‘debt ceiling crisis thingy’.  There is no crisis.  Both houses will vote to raise the debt ceiling.  The worse that can happen is that the president has the power to do so and will.  There is far too much at stake. What is interesting is how Obama got […]
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At least the French have balls…

With the important November elections just around the corner, the media is filled with practically nothing but politics.  BO-ring! Most times I would be caught up in election fever, but this election is different, and not because the democrats (a party that I don’t belong to by the way), will apparently lose ground… though I’m […]
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Deficit Thinking

 It has been a long hot summer and its not finished.  Someone pointed out a common thread in my recent blogs… my constant references to the low intellectual quality of a substantial percentage of Americans. Its not that I hate Americans, but c’mon, its really not difficult to find a prominent story of someone […]
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Where there is no accountability…

The escalation of the Golding problem has caused increasing alarm in and outside of Jamaica.   Note carefully that I said the ‘Golding problem’, not the ‘Dudus problem’.  There is only one place to lay the blame for this and only one outcome… the present prime minister must resign or be forced out. In my last […]
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What a weird world we live in

Tax day April 15 gave the teapartyers an opportunity to show their strength by staging protests.  The rally in Ft Lauderdale did make me a little anxious, for good reason… because the American people cannot be credited with naturally good judgement.  George Bush is proof of that. I hate to be stereotypical of a whole […]
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Not in my backyard

Was talking with my sister (she’s Canadian) the other day about the ‘Not in my backyard’ mentality of many people, not just Americans.  She was telling me about plans for alternative energy sources through windmills and how homeowners in an area slated for windmills were against the idea because it would bring their home prices […]
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