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In my opinion, the major problem with the healthcare system is it is fundamentally backwards.  The concept of employers deciding what, if any, health coverage to provide their employees is just wrong. I would propose the…

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I would like to propose a new line of thinking in solving our debt crisis.  It is derived from living through several industry crisis.  The proposal is what I call the 0 10 10 plan. Today,…

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Time to fix Washington – My Thoughts

As I listen to all the banter back and forth on the solutions to the fiscal cliff and see that no one is actually proposing anything that solves any of the problems I become more and more disheartened with what has become … Continue reading

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Efficiency in Educational Spending – My Thoughts

Are we getting any value for the money we spend on public education? Here is the most recent data (2009) I could find based on the total spend from age 6 to age 16 compared to the OECD countries. This … Continue reading

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The 0 10 10 Plan a path to Prosperity

I would like to propose a new line of thinking in solving our debt crisis.  It is derived from living through several industry crisis.  The proposal is what I call the 0 10 10 plan. Today, we have a baseline … Continue reading

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Reining in the debt and should there be more taxes – My thoughts

As the political games continue in Washington, us poor old Americans continue to be lead around like sheep. A Congress calling for real cuts and getting $38.5B only to later learn it really was only $350M, the rest were things … Continue reading

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Michigan’s changes to the emergency financial manager act – My Thoughts

Changes to PA72 See related article in the Detroit News I applaud the legislature for their actions to help cities and school districts to right their ships. The points that the opponents of these measure fail to understand or at … Continue reading

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Could the current Middle East turmoil be an affirmation of the Bush policies – My thoughts

One of the intended consequences of the War in Iraq was the establishment of a Democracy in the Middle East to hold up as a example of what life could be. While the Democracy and the democratic process in Iraq … Continue reading

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Damned if you do and damned if you don’t – My thoughts

It is getting very hard to understand exactly what the Democrats and President Obama want the American populus to do. Their “green” agenda is contradictory. On one hand they are pushing for the use of hybrids and electric vehicles in … Continue reading

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Obama now taking over Pharma research – My thoughts

In today’s New York Times, Sunday January 23rd, it published an article on the Obama administration starting a laboratory to develop new drugs. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/23/health/policy/23drug.html. The chief complaint in the article is that the pipeline of new drugs has been steadily in … Continue reading

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