Category Archives: Black Swan

5 times newspapers cut off comments too soon; the deplorable nominee parade.

I have been reading and commenting daily in our major newspapers of record for nearly 2 decades. Until this year, a typical comment thread had 2,000 or more comments. Today, this article posted. Republican men say its a better time … Continue reading

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Gather at your city halls tomorrow. Let’s count the votes in every town and community: The Electoral College will create catastrophe. Say No Way.

The only profoundly true thing that DT said during the campaign is,”The vote is rigged.” Indeed it was. What the heck is this about an Electoral College; the institution that has now shoved TWO deeply unqualified men into the White … Continue reading

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Richard G. Strauch: Aging in place (The Democratic leadership)

Wherein Mr. Strauch reminds us that the Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives are in their mid-to-late 70s. Aging in Place, very clever. I always thought well of Barbara Boxer. She spoke at a gathering of progressive lawyers and … Continue reading

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The Democrats lose because they are paid to lose

Nov. 16, 2016 I just found this in my Drafts folder; written on the night of November 8, 2016. It is three hours since the east coast polls closed. We do not have a landslide for anyone. We have a … Continue reading

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GOP says overhaul, wants to cut taxes more because that has worked so well during the last 50 years

Reeling From 2016 Chaos, G.O.P. Mulls Overhaul of Primaries Guess what kind of overhaul they think they want? Keep more people from voting. That is their sole political strategy. I wouldn’t mind if they were only willing to pay their fair … Continue reading

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scary recent economic history makes me scared

Rebalancing a portfolio: a commentary on the market as a whole I am back in school. I swear this is my last degree. I had to drop out of an LL.M. Program in Taxation and Financial Services in 2013 due … Continue reading

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The scary empleomaniacs in our midst: Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Scott Walker (eww!) and the lessers, Rand Paul, etc.

Olivia LaRosa, August 29, 2014 “A strong effort should be made to extirpate the empleomania, the eternal place-hunting, which is the bane of Spain.” — The Times (London), 3 Aug. 1854 this word tends to be used for people who … Continue reading

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Look what we have here! America’s Dumbest Senator Joni Ernst is going somewhere again!

By Olivia LaRosa, May 27, 2015 The extreme traveller and one-term Senator from Iowa Joni Ernst has added another destination to her 99-county tour of Iowa*…VietNam. I am sure that Joni’s constituents had listed Joni going to VietNam as one … Continue reading

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Olivia Deborah Lagutaris LaRosa The Founding Fathers didn’t have anything to say about corporations because they did not want to encourage them. They saw what happened to India at the hands of East India Company. The Indian people were impoverished … Continue reading

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The Big Lie

Kkkarl Rove, the Minister of Disinformation for the psycho wing of the Republican Party, is now claiming that a small problem last year makes 67-year-old Hillary Clinton unsuitable to be President. There are a number of reasons that Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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