Thursday, June 30, 2022

Racism at the Mint?

January 31, 2022 by  
Filed under News, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Other than the commercials that used to come on during daytime TV or Saturday mornings about special edition, commemorative coins for collectors, I never thought much about the United States Mint, the Mint for short. I’m going to venture to say I’m like most people in that regard; the Mint isn’t top of […]

Can Congress Really Use Insider Information to Trade Stocks?

Tweet ( Members of Congress use privileged information to make money on the stock market, while they’re supposed to be working for you. Make no mistake, it’s legalized corruption. There’s no good reason for elected officials to trade individual stocks at all. Unless you have special insider knowledge, buying and selling individual stocks is a terrible way […]

Baseball’s Hall of Fame Has Become a Joke.

January 28, 2022 by  
Filed under Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “Everyone cheats” is a hell of a lesson for the nation’s kids. When it comes to professional sports it might be true. When everyone is at the top of their game, and there are millions of dollars on the line, everyone will look for an advantage. Some people will cross the line, and […]

Politics; More Than Ever.

January 27, 2022 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( By now you have heard what was forecast as the inevitable – all Senate Republicans and two Senate Democrats believe the Senate Filibuster Rule to be more significant than the right of millions of (actually all) Americans to participate in free and impartial elections. It stands clear that the Republican wall of objection […]

Universal Pre-K — Another Progressive Bad Idea.

January 27, 2022 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( With Democrats’ multitrillion dollar Build Back Better initiative hitting a wall in the U.S. Senate, President Joe Biden has suggested that components of the bill be advanced separately. One of these components is a plan for government funded universal pre-K schooling. It would fund school for some 6 million children ages 3 and […]

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