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Many Americans think we have abolished slavery in this country, but they never held jobs where bosses were tyrants.
Optimists rarely think about the tipping point between Dystopia and Utopia. It's somewhere down the interminable road in search of happiness. I have doubts that things will get much better for the Earth's inhabitants than they were in my youth.
In order to blame someone for their ineptitude, politicians are not blaming themselves but the law that requires a two-thirds majority to approve a balanced budget.
As Iran and North Korea rattle sabers and curse us to get our attention, our nimble leaders are playing the dangerous game of verbal intimidation. Hopefully, they won't stumble into another 'unavoidable' war.
Manipulation of other human beings is the game everyone plays at one time or another. Are you a deceiver or one of the deceived?
The economic problem facing this nation is creating jobs, not leaning on the Chinese government to reevaluate the Renminbi Yuan!
No one wants to be an alarmist, but when there is a fire in the house, someone needs to alert the occupants quickly!
Unifying all the nations that inhabit this planet is an ardurous task. So far little progress has been made. Is there another way?
Getting along with others is a never-ending challenge that mankind has never tried very hard to solve rationally. Our animal instinct causes us to mark our territory and try to dominate those who share the space we inhabit.
Entitlements rarely die, but they get watered down when there is insufficient tax revenue to pay for them. Rationing is the most prevalent way of allocating benefits.
The treatment of citizens in America by politicians and the members of the media assumes that the IQ of the average American is so low that they can tell us anything and we ought to believe it!
No one teaches you that everything humans do in life has a calculated risk attached to it. Most humans learn how to gamble, or if they aren't lucky, how to avoid dangerous risks and subtle temptations.