LMSA – Be PROUD and be LOUD

DON BOBBITT A commentary on how both parties in Congress are working together to distract the public into believing that the reduction of benefits for Retirees, Seniors and Baby Boomers is necessary to reduce the federal deficit. This is their preference rather than cutting their other favorite Pork Barrel programs, or God forbid, their own …

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I was Just Thinkin’ – Here I sit, Retired?

That's right, I'm Retired! And, here I have combined two different articles of mine for efect. The first half I wrote when I turned 65. The second half are my reflections on then, Now and what I am afraid about tomorrow and our future as retirees. Click on the link below to read the article. …

Congresional Representatives or LEMMINGS

LEMMINGS or REPRESENTATIVES of the PEOPLE? That's my question. AS I continue to get up every morning and check the latest news, the #1 topic is the National Budget. Oh, and the FISCAL CLIFF! The latest is that all of our brilliant representatives and even our newly elected leader are just going to "Jump off …

The Republican Convention in Tampa and our Tax Dollars used

The Republican National Convention is to be held in Tampa Florida, shortly, and the article that I read in the local paper included these interesting numbers for us all to consider. 1- The Federal Government (that means us!) is paying $50-MILLION dollars for Convention Security.  Now that's a lot of money, but even worse, you …

The Congressional Super Committee – What a Joke!

Super Committee pic by DonkeyHotey via Flikr Yes, What a Joke. When cowards get together and need a way to cover their A**, especially political cowards, they form a Committee. Then the Committee can meet, behind closed door of course, and just DO NOTHING. Well, it looks like the fools in Washington have done it …