Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Fiscal Cliff, Social Security, Retirement and “We the people…”

In a syndicated column in The Tulsa World before Christmas, Caroline Poplin argued that Social Security should not be “on the table” for consideration in reducing government expenditures.  In my rebuttal discussion in the previous post I explained what I believe are the central reasons why … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Cliff – Put Soc. Sec. on the table?

Last Tuesday The Tulsa World ran a syndicated column by Caroline Poplin headlined “Social Security not behind our debt woes”.  About a week earlier in the same space they ran a piece by Robert Samuelson in which he provided some data … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Cliff – Dumb and Dumber?

The Wall Street Journal on Friday morning carried a front page story that said people are making charitable contributions before year-end because they think that the U.S.Congress might end the ability to take tax deductions for charitable contributions.  Those of you who have … Continue reading

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Ethics/Morality and Occupations

At my house the other night we watched again the movie that has become a staple of Television at Christmas time.  It’s a Wonderful Life has been one of my favorite movies of all time. I have seen it many times, but because … Continue reading

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