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How I Love the Government

Posted by mcm0704 on September 30, 2013 |

Every year for the past few years we have come to the end of September with the two parties struggling to get a federal budget approved before there is a threat to shut down the government. The last time the threat was real was 17 years ago, but it doesn’t look promising that we will […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on January 30, 2012 |

I read a good editorial in The Dallas Morning News the other day. Titled: Trimming Government, Message to Obama and Congress: Get on with it, it listed a number of ways to balance the budget. The top two suggestions: Eliminate duplicate programs Consolidate related programs Good ideas. Do you think if enough of us say […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on November 14, 2011 |

Watching Sixty Minutes last night, I was dismayed when viewing Steve Kroft’s report on how members of Congress have used insider information to make huge profits on the stock market. For the report, Kroft interviewed Peter Schweizer, a fellow at the Hoover Institution, who wrote a book about soft corruption in Washington with a team […]

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Balancing the National Budget

Posted by mcm0704 on July 27, 2011 |

As President Obama and Congress keep the financial woes of the country locked in partisan politics many are concerned for senior citizens, the handicapped and our military because of threats to stop cutting checks to Social Security, Medicare, and government payrolls. Wait a minute. There’s a better way. When personal finances get a little tight, […]

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Whats Wrong With This Picture?

Posted by mcm0704 on December 17, 2010 |

A friend sent this message the other day and it really resonated with me.  I have edited the letter some to hide identities and for space constraints. I’m so angry with the government in this country.  Not newly angered just still, and for more reasons.  My good friends and neighbors have both been unemployed for […]

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