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January 2009



A more positive look on the proposed stimulus bill from House/Senate:

January 29, 2009 – Comments (3)

 There have been many bloggers posting disappointment to outright condemnation of the stimulus bill that passed the House on Wednesday by Democratic party support only.  [more]



Let Hope Reign!

January 20, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MTW , RF

Today I am very happy, the first time I have been truly joyous at the swearing in of a president in my entire life of 28 years.  I don't think all the presidents in my life have been terrible, in fact I thought many of our past presidents were quite capable.  The only other president that I have had as much respect in my lifetime was George HW Bush.  He was a true hero who fought in WWII, understood the world and its politics, understood the military and dangers of invading Iraq.  Bill Clinton wasn't a terrible administrator, however there was much in his administration that was a let down for me - namely the bombing campaign in Bosnia, and the lack of intervention in Rwanda.  Under both Bill Clinton and George W Bush we saw the real problems of our country grow (bad foreign policy in the middle east leading to the rise of Bin Laden, selling out our mainstreets for corporate chains and "globalization" by a consumer culture of cheap goods with cheaper labor, the derivatives economy in finance and loss of manufacturing to jobs in service).     [more]



Investing in your own health?

January 11, 2009 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: MTW

I spend a lot of time on this blog section following some great posters including TMFsinch, dwot, sometimes alstry (though I think he has been going pretty negative more and more), and DemonDoug. Thanks all you guys and gals for writing so much, its great to get some good information and ideas  [more]

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