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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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John Allison, Capitalist of the Year 2012

Selfish Citizenship recognizes John Allison as the Capitalist of the Year.  As an individual, he has made a significant contribution to advancing capitalism in politics. John Allison had been the successful head of BB&T, who has stood against the financing … Continue reading

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Top Three Reasons to Vote Romney for President

Following yesterday’s consideration of President Obama’s candidacy,  today I will consider the reasonable case for voting Romney: #1 Romney is a pragmatic steward While I rightly identify that Gov. Romney is unprincipled, he does have a feeling about governance, if … Continue reading

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6 Causes of India’s Mega-Blackout, Lessons for US

At the end of July 2012, India experienced an electrical blackout that affected more than half of that country.  This event raised serious concerns about India’s ability to sustain its economic growth.  Given the rhetorical attacks against capitalism and selfishness … Continue reading

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