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CalPERS Warns Against Investing in California

CalPERS, the California Public Employee’s Retirement System, has big bucks from California taxpayers to invest in support of the promises that California politicians have made to public employee unions. Asset International’s Chief Investment Officer reports that CalPERS has only 8.9% … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books for Selfish Citizens, 2nd Quarter 2013

The following are the top 10 books for April – June 2013 as identified by the readers of Selfish Citizenship. A Turn for DeWurst by Sydney Kendall | Related post: A Turn for DeWurst, an alternative to the state of … Continue reading

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Legislative Resolutions, Legislative Priorities for 2013: #1 Reduce Regulations

Given President Obama’s abdication in presenting select priorities to the Congress, Selfish Citizenship took the initiative to spell out the top seven legislative priorities for 2013 at the beginning of the year. While spending and taxing are given high priority … Continue reading

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The Federal Sequester Has Delayed Your Life and Cancelled Your Flight

Today the FAA began its sequester furloughs with a resulting rash of flight delays, especially in NYC and DC. I became aware of the issue when a coworker was trapped in New York and we did not know when to … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to America’s Spinsters

I read recently that half of American adults are single.  If you want to be married to a good man but lack a serious prospect, then that is not good news for you ladies.  To paraphrase Ross Perot, that giant … Continue reading

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Snow, the Federal Government, and the Risk Management of One Size Fits All

Outside of the local area probably nobody noticed, but last Wednesday the federal government was closed in DC. The night before OPM (Office of Personnel Management) said that the federal government was open and that everybody should report to work … Continue reading

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Legislative Resolutions, Top 7 Legislative Priorities for 2013

Given President Obama’s abdication in presenting select priorities to the Congress, Selfish Citizenship will take the initiative to spell out the top seven legislative priorities for 2013. You should not be surprised to see increased federal gun control legislation absent … Continue reading

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