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Helmut Schmidt – German Chancellor

Unpublished and written sometime ago… German Chancellor Helmut Schmitt died a few weeks ago at 96. I had not read much about Helmut Schmitt before his death but after reading a bit about the man I found him be an … Continue reading

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Titman v. Austin

Please go to TitmanvAustin.com for all updates and info on my legal battle. Why I’m Suing the City of Austin, Texas On September 15, 2016 I filed a lawsuit against the city of Austin and members of the Austin Police … Continue reading

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Swiss Tunnels and Infrastructure Spending

I have become more and more skeptical about how strong the links are between infrastructure spending and economic growth/strength.  What got me thinking about this recently was the opening last June of longest and deepest tunnel in the world, the … Continue reading

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Some more Refugee thoughts with video

I have been thinking again about the controversy in the United States around the issue of Refugees.  The United States recently hit Obama’s goal of bringing in Syrian Refugees. I wrote some thoughts on this in November last year in the … Continue reading

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Some EU Brexit Thoughts

Well the Brits now seem to be on their way out of the European Union.  A lot of things still need be worked out and its probably going to be a confusing mess for those involved in the logistics of … Continue reading

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Rob Ford & Canadian Politics

Rob Ford – I’m not sure what the great accomplishment of this Politico that makes Rob Ford one of more memorable Canadian men of government.  Memorable Canadians of government, how many are there?  I vividly remember around ten years ago … Continue reading

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Remove Jackson: Victory!

Harriet Tubman set replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill.   Remove Jackson was launched on December 3, 2011 and it quickly put the gears in motion for yesterdays announcement of the removal of Andrew Jackson and replacement with Harriet … Continue reading

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Finance, Drugs, Money, New York and AIDS.

Finance, Drugs, Money, New York and AIDS. Also young man from a blue collar family background determined to make it big with his American Dream.  Only one movie: I thought Wall st. was a pretty good film.  Oliver Stone grew … Continue reading

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About Those Syrian Refugees…

The World is a Mess. It does not seem like a crazy idea to me that a group like ISIS who have expressed a strong interest in carrying out attacks in the west could blend into refugees fleeing the war … Continue reading

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When Not to Put the Law First

…. OK I admit I am a little slow at reposing this response to a July 2 column from the Austin American Statesman writer Ken Herman. I take issue not with gay marriage but with the idea of blindly following … Continue reading

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