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Common Cents & Surveys

Next week, Americans go to the polls. In my opinion, this has been the most contentious midterm election campaign in recent memory. By recent memory, I mean my adult life. Not surprisingly, both parties are attacking…

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Some Common Cents for July 1st 2016

I suppose it would be appropriate to write about what I learned from the fallout due to last week’s referendum on the European Union in Britain, the Brexit. Here goes: British political leaders resign when things don’t…

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Common Cents for October 5th 2012

Frustrating; that was the word a client used this morning to describe the United States and its economy today. Things aren’t lousy, and things aren’t great. Things are frustrating, largely because so many people in our…