Omnibus spending bill proves ‘the Swamp’ cannot be drained

  President Donald Trump was elected to "drain the swamp" in Washington, D.C. by eliminating waste and turning away from politics as usual. But today, the president signed a massive $1.3 trillion dollar omnibus spending bill that not only failed to help drain the swamp, but pumped more muck into it instead. As reported by … Continue reading Omnibus spending bill proves ‘the Swamp’ cannot be drained

AIG: Angina-Inducing Greed

For those of you who may have just read the headlines and listened to the featured story blurbs on the news regarding insurance giants IAG with passing interest, I will try to give you a simplistic version.Let's start with the basics. Who or what exactly is the American International Group?Well, AIG is by their own … Continue reading AIG: Angina-Inducing Greed

Tired of all the financial hand-wringing

Am I the only one who is more than a little bit tired of the end-of-the-world financial hand-wringing going on in the news these days? Every day, day after day, both the local and network news lead with stories about the 'fiscal crisis' or the 'financial meltdown' that is happening at all levels of government. … Continue reading Tired of all the financial hand-wringing