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A few more thoughts about big money in politics

Yesterday I did a little reading and learned that money can’t really buy elections. But when it’s evaluated and facts are set out, it becomes complicated. Not because money can buy elections (it can’t), but because so much money is … Continue reading

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Where is the proof that money can buy elections?

Yesterday I was talking to my cousin Thomas, a resolute pessimist, about the upcoming election. He asked, “Is there any hope?” I’m afraid I snapped at him. (Optimists can snap, you know. We don’t bite but we snap.) His response … Continue reading

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Did you know the IRS will lower our taxes all by itself to adjust for inflation?

Oh, yeah? Well, I didn’t. And this is a big WOW, in the category of “What good government can do for us ordinary people when we vote for good governers.” So much for know-it-all me about Medicare and COLA. Seems … Continue reading

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