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Tough Questions: The Other Side

This week’s Discover Challenge is to consider tough questions that we’ve been asked. I can think of a tough question I was asked after the U.S. Presidential Election that is head and shoulders above other questions. I was in the local

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Trump, Trade, Labor, and Banking

It’s too late to stop globalization…..

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Politics: Trump, Banking, and the Economy

Before I begin this blog post, I want to put in a disclaimer. When I started this blog, I had no intention of talking much about either politics or business. Business is my professional field and I wanted to get

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Posted in Politics, The Economy

Election Day in the U.S.

Never before in my life have I felt a need to make much of a comment on a Presidential Election Day in the U.S. This Presidential Election Day seems different. I don’t know if it is because it has been

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The Snollygoster Politician

“Oh, he is a snollygoster, all right. That Donald, he is a right snollygoster,” the old man said as he stood on the street corner talking to a group of folks that had gathered round him. “What’s a snollygoster, mister?”

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Posted in Blog Propellant, Fiction, Politics

2016 US Presidential Election: Pneumonia or the Economy and Foreign Policy?

  I am discouraged by American journalism. I am also discouraged that the American people don’t demand more from their journalists and their Presidential candidates. I will certainly be interested to watch the upcoming Presidential debates although we cannot forget that

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Posted in Politics, The Economy, Travel

Do U.S. Politicians Think “Let Them Eat Cake?”

  I don’t talk much about politics on this blog because it is such a travesty here before the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. When I saw the word cake this morning, I was both amused and horrified. Marie Antoinette, Queen of

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On Being Decisive And Donald Trump’s Use of “Maybe”

Are you a decisive person? Do you make up your mind about something and stick to it? Or is your favorite word “maybe?” I can tell you that this blogger has a definite dislike, perhaps hatred, for the word “maybe.” Based

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Posted in Creative Nonfiction Essays, Politics

2016 Presidential Election

I hate the U.S. news media. I’m not sure it would be better in any other nation, but in the U.S., you only hear what the powers that be at the major news organizations want you to hear. I did

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Posted in Non-fiction

A Darkness Over Our Country

The current political environment in the United States

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Posted in Creative Nonfiction Essays, Politics, Uncategorized
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