Musings by Marian

Reflections from the Golden Years

Archive for January, 2013

January 28, 2013

Texas vs California, a Tale of Real Estate in Two States

LETTER TO A CLASSMATE WHO BECAME A CALIFORNIAN I watched real estate bubbles originating in California build and burst repeatedly over almost a half-century and could not understand why Californians never, ever learn from their experiences.  Not only do they not learn, the state has just committed economic suicide. You must read how they are […]


End Game of Gun Control

The cities in the United States with the highest crime rates are the ones with the strictest gun control laws. They tend to be the most liberal, and the ones that can least afford to protect the citizens they have now disarmed. According to an article in Forbes , the top most crime ridden cities […]


January 18, 2013

The Great Gun Debate

It is amazing to see how ballistic the White House got over the slaughter of 6 teachers and 20 students in a Northeastern school. No one can argue these deaths were anything other than a tragedy. Speaking of tragedies, there were 4,797 killings reported in Chicago, Ill in 2012. That is 191 times the number […]


January 14, 2013

Amazing Senator and his Wonderous Silver Tongue

The Senator arose on the floor of the Senate to express his objections to raising the debt ceiling, armed with the silver tongue of truth. His take on the irresponsibility of not living within a budget was something I could and did totally agree with: “America has a debt and a failure of leadership. Americans […]