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Retired Commercial Printing Executive who developed I.T. systems for the industry. Advanced degrees in Social Psychology, now living in Southern California. Broad range of interests, from economics to history of social mores. SHARE
(9 comments) SHARE Friday, January 7, 2011 Obama's "Death Panel" Rescission
The media reported this as Obama backing away from his signature provision for end of life conversations being covered by Medicare. Whether this is the case, or a simple technical correction, the perception, my perception was that it was a terrible mistake.
I also give the personal reasons why this provision is so vital.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 2, 2010 How to transform the Bush Tax Cuts into the Obama Tax Cuts
Democrats have allowed the Republicans to define the income tax issue on their terms. The language is framed to their advantage, and inaccurately at that.
With some confrontational spirit, the tables can be turned to the great advantage of the Democratic Party, and more importantly, the Country.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 17, 2010 Government Waste, Groucho is "Against It"
Groucho Marx's faintly remembered routine was too good an accidental parody not to share. While doing so, I included my video that illustrated just what will be lost if Republican "war on government waste" succeeds.
(11 comments) SHARE Saturday, October 9, 2010 Choice: Pledge of Allegiance or Jail
The compelled recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance has been contentious long before "under God" was added. The principle that it could not be compelled has been breached by a Mississippi state judge, whose actions must not be allowed to stand.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 6, 2010 Tennis Court Confrontation
A conflict at a tennis court reflects some larger stresses of our society, and one person's way of dealing with them.
(6 comments) SHARE Thursday, August 19, 2010 Inside the latest California Sex Offender Law
Chelsea's Law. The state of California is close to passing a law that is aimed at preventing sexual attacks against children, yet because of distorted reporting designed to enrage the public, it will actually do just the opposite.