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Masque of the Red Ink

It was folly to grieve, or to think. The prince had provided all the appliances of pleasure. There were buffoons, there were improvisatori, there were ballet-dancers, there were musicians, there was Beauty, there was wine. All these and security were within. Without was the ‘Red Death.’” — Edgar Allan Poe No one can do macabre […]

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Mr. Obama’s Debt Request

  The U.S. D-Day Museum estimates the total economic cost of WWII — all nations combined — at $1.6 trillion. One could spend two lifetimes itemizing the destruction wrought during that war on Europe and Asia, and the staggering amount of war materials used therein by the Allied and Axis powers. Many, many cities were flattened to […]

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Tyrannically Extreme Radicals and Fanatics to Trim U.S. Borrowing by 7%

Added perspective on the debt ceiling deal emerging in Washington:  If, indeed, a compromise is reached tomorrow to “cut” $3 trillion over the next 10 years — that is to trim the amount we are borrowing over the next decade by $3 trillion — the national debt in 2020 will be $21 trillion rather than $24 trillion, about […]

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Lost Tea Party Messaging

Tea Party members in Congress are ignoring a key component of their messaging to their very great detriment. Maybe they are delivering it back to their home districts, but I hear nothing in the national debate about America’s youth. And our young people, after all, are what the Tea Party revolt is all about. It […]

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