Monthly Archives: March 2016

Anne Tyler Is My Favorite Author

I have an unusual attachment to Anne Tyler’s novel, The Accidental Tourist. I first read it when I was in my mid-twenties and newly married, but for some reason, I could identify with the protagonist, Macon Leary. Macon is a … Continue reading

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A Bad Cold, Netflix and a Little Guilt by Association

In my last post, I mentioned that I’ve had a bad cold or flu for the past couple weeks. It’s become a well established practice that you treat a cold with rest, fluids, chicken soup and binge watching. The binge … Continue reading

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Is It Fate?

I’m been pretty sick for a week or so. It started off with slight cold symptoms following a particularly tiring 36 hours with little sleep, but then it became worse. The uncontrollable coughing led to a very sore throat and, … Continue reading

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How Does Donald Trump Mellow Out, But Keep His Supporters?

There is a way. Not only that, this path would help calm the rancor in the country and could very well guarantee a uncontested nomination at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July. If executed correctly, Trump could very … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Remaining Presidential Candidates (& Jeb Bush)

I started writing this blog in earnest a few months ago, but have felt called to write political commentary for a few years. I’ve done a lot of research and arrived at some important findings, especially regarding tax policy. I … Continue reading

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America Great Series: My Proposed Individual Income Tax System – Sort Of

Here’s what happened. I decided to propose my own individual income tax plan with the intention of closing two-thirds of the federal deficit. Later, I would propose changes to the business income tax system designed to close the other third … Continue reading

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America Great Series: Donald Trump’s Solid Support

Something occurred to me while I was working on tax returns and listening to presidential campaign news. With three early primary victories and his large lead in most of the Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses, Donald Trump is likely to … Continue reading

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