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The Case for Cuccinelli by @CouldntBRighter

Guest Post from Twitter’s @CouldntBRighter in response to previous post Voting with Integrity. There are many strategies for voting, and each person has his or her own priorities in life, so two otherwise rational people can and will disagree on … Continue reading

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What should Congress do? #5 Tax Reform

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. I recall Rep. Frank Wolf tell us at … 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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Republicans Want to Tax the Rich Too

When Democrats posture that the Republicans are only out to protect the rich from taxes, I have to wonder what deluded alternate reality they are observing. Seriously, if we drop rhetorical clichés for a moment, let’s do something strange and … Continue reading

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IRS’ 401k Early Withdrawal Penalties vs. Americans in Reality

I have been seeing a number of media reports about a HelloWallet analysis related to individuals withdrawing funds early from 401k and defined contribution pension plans.  The theme in this reporting is that these programs have failed as vehicles for … Continue reading

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Solve Social Security Underfunding – End Retirement

Is Social Security in financial trouble?  Politicians and pundits evade, dissemble, and argue around the problem.  Instead of me just being another average citizen pointing out that the Emperor has no clothes, what do the Social Security Trustees have to … Continue reading

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