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THE UGLY, THE BAD AND THE GOOD – (part 3 of 3) – The Good

In the first two parts of this series I set the stage with historical facts from two different eras that helped us understand the circumstances of 2014. You may well ask, “So what can be “The Good” about this frightening … Continue reading

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THE UGLY, THE BAD AND THE GOOD – (part 2 of 3) – The Bad

In the first part of this 3 part series, we made some contrasts between the days of ancient Rome and modern day America. In part 2, “The Bad”, we’ll look back a decade or so at our economic policies and … Continue reading

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THE UGLY, THE BAD AND THE GOOD – (part 1 of 3) – Fair Warning

I know its supposed to be the good, the bad and the ugly, but I’d rather get the bad stuff over with first. Noted poet and author Oscar Wilde said “Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage … Continue reading

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Is An Economic Winter Coming? – (a Rascal Radio Script)

World Finance If you have been following US and world economics, or are just wondering what is really true about our seemingly pretty messed up economic situation, you may be pondering what the results are going to be over the … Continue reading

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Created In Kind – (a Rascal Radio Script)

Altered Reality I was talking with my granddaughter, who was telling me how excited she was about her anthropology class, and the facts of evolution.  I told her of my excitement when I first saw the remarkable chart from puddle … Continue reading

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Communication – (a Rascal Radio Script)

  kə my ni káysh’n (Latin – “to share”) Concise and understandable communication is extremely important in armies, business teams, families and life in general.  To say or write something is good.  To say or write something clearly is good.   … Continue reading

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The Fitness Attitude – (Rascal Radio Script)

The Fitness Attitude I asked myself, “Why did they ask me to talk about fitness?”  I’m an aging sports buff who isn’t nearly as flexible as I once was, and I’m certainly not a physical fitness guru or fanatic.  On … Continue reading

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Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs (final)

SHEEP, WOLVES AND SHEEPDOGS – Pt. 2 I ask audiences all over three countries this question:  “Do you, in all seriousness, feel that your government lies to you?”  In every case, 100% of the crowd raises their hands to agree … Continue reading

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Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs

WE NEED MORE SHEEPDOGS! I often ask people “What do you feel is one of the major problems the U.S. faces?  I get responses like “Lack of Leadership”, “Declining moral standards” , Economic mismanagement”, “Government out of control”.  But they … Continue reading

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Seven Factors Leading Us To An Economic Downturn (final)

  Embracing Uncertainty In An Economic Downturn What can the average American family do to not suffer our frightening Economic Downturn?  Become un-average and become aware. OK, what would you do if you knew that there was a really serious … Continue reading

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Seven Factors Leading Us To An Economic Downturn (part 3)

Seven Factors Leading Us To An Economic Downturn (continued) Demographics is factor 6 of 7 Harry Dent, a cyclical analyst, in his book The Coming Great Crash, gives us a picture of the movement of population groups through economic periods. … Continue reading

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Seven Factors Leading Us To An Economic Downturn (part 2)

  That takes us to factor four; Pricing ourselves out of the manufacturing market so that our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) couldn’t grow, creating massive unemployment. Through the years, the U.S. had developed the highest corporate tax rate, the highest … Continue reading

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Seven Factors Leading Us To An Economic Downturn (part 1)

  People ask me; “ You mean the government isn’t going to be able to fix it?” The government is one of the major causes of the problem, so it doesn’t appear they are able or willing to take the responsibility to fix it. … Continue reading

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