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Posts Tagged ‘economy’

I want to take my boy fishing, but I find I’m just wishing.

I have received some emails regarding the “Showdown in Chicago” project, and some of the items on the agenda of its organizers.  I have some comments about that. First, I did some Internet searches, and some are for, while others are critical of this organization.  Personally, I am not in favor of everything that this […]


It truly is time, for a “Showdown.” Wear your colors proudly (red, white, and blue).

I had a nice chat earlier today (“today” has now become yesterday — burning the midnight oil) with George Goehl, Executive Director, of NTIC/National People’s Action.  Quoting from a copy of his bio (which I found here, on another site): “George Goehl has been a community organizer, strategist, and trainer for 15 years, crafting national […]


I guess you’ll get involved once you’ve “lost your backpack and lunch money,” one too many times.

If you want to know why we are experiencing an all-out assault on the part of banks in the form of abuses with respect to credit cards, CNBC’s production, “House of Cards,” provides an excellent introduction to this subject, at least partially (greed).  Wall Street, and its regulators, failed.  A period of exuberance, during which […]