You Have No Privacy, Get Over It

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“My privacy has been violated”, came the outcry from the American public.  “The NSA is reading my emails!” Get over it people.  You have not had privacy during most of your lifetime.  Tracking back to the beginning of credit – as early as the mid-1800s – we began sacrificing our privacy for purchasing power.  By […]

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State of the disUnion

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Last night, the President addressed Congress in his annual State of the Union speech.  A great American tradition, this Congressional address allows the sitting President to present his agenda to Congress without outside influence.  The pomp and circumstance of the event is significant in its history and that most of Washington’s influential politicalaratti are present. […]

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Immigrating the State of the State

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Tuesday, January 29 was a big day in politics.  President Obama presented his plan for immigration changes that will primarily affect America’s Latino population.  Previously, a bi-partisan committee of U.S. Senators also presented a plan. While the details of the plans will be hotly debated over the next few months, it may be that immigration […]

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Ponderings Potpourri

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All hail Friday!  What a week it has been.  We started with the celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday and the Inauguration of our President. The President’s speech was a shout out to all those who helped re-elect him as he touched on emotional topics.  Interestingly, he didn’t speak much about guns but that is […]

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2013 = Wild Political Ride

Welcome to 2013!  There will be so much to ponder this year that we tremor with excitement just thinking about it all. First up will be the Special Election in Senate District 6.  I don’t know about you but I have seen numerous commercials for Carol Alvarado and Sylvia Garcia throughout the holidays.  We’ll be […]

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Falling off the Fiscal Cliff

Apparently, the election results meant nothing to Congress and the President. I can see how our message was a bit confusing. We said we liked the President and we liked our own Members of Congress. We basically returned the same leadership to D.C. Given our message, neither side seems prepared to compromise with the other. […]

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Supremes Ponder Health Care

The Supreme Court is listening to oral arguments regarding the new health care law and the public is weighing in with vast opinions. Pontificators are reading innuendo into every question asked by a Justice and projecting their interpretations through megaphones. Oh yes, one must love the American political system. If you do not like the […]

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