Musings by Marian

Reflections from the Golden Years

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HILLARY IS MISSING

June 22, 2016     Hillary is missing key elements that helped the first Clinton administration to hang on through two terms and to escape the worst image-killing effects of Bill’s governance. ADVISERS: A. Bill Clinton: Wisely surrounded himself with effective advisors that were willing to buck the president and guide the wheels of his […]


New Unemployment Rate is Actually 37.4%

JUNE 3, 2016 NEW JOB FIGURES PLUMMETING   According the the National League of Cities, there are 39,044 cities, towns, etc in the United States. The so-called new jobs involve less than one job per town. With new workers pouring across our borders; with new workers graduating from universities and entering the labor market, we […]


FACTS DON’T LIE

March 4, 2016 Or do they? “(CNSNews) With a smiling Vice President Joe Biden sitting beside him, President Barack Obama gave a speech at the White House today, declaring that ‘the facts don’t lie’ and that the American economy ‘is pretty darn good right now.’” Facts don’t lie, but economists (and politicians) do. In a […]


February 11, 2016

“. . .Must Be Broken Or It Will Break Us.”

If Jefferson could see this coming so clearly way two hundred and one years ago, why are so many blind in a world with information at our fingertips? In January of 1815, Thomas Jefferson wrote a letter to James Monroe (who later served as our 5th President, 1817-25)a warning : “The dominion which the banking […]


JOB HUNTING? LOTS OF LUCK WITH THAT

  April 7, 2015       A GOOD DOSE OF PERSPECTIVE AND A BIGGER DOSE OF COMMON SENSE How stupid does the federal government think we are? Wait–don’t answer that question. Maybe we should be asking ourselves if the government elite are justified in thinking we are really, really dumb. Was P.T. Barnum right? […]


The Most Litigeous Administration Ever – Part 2

      As of the date of posting you have joined 1707 other followers   March 13, 2015 Of Foxes, Hen Houses and Lawsuits Politico quoted Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (now Texas governor) describing his typical workday to a tea party group on April 30, 2013: “I go into the office, I sue […]


What’s My House Really, Really Worth?

For decades people have approached me with the same question: what are houses are selling for in my neighborhood, town or city? My answer was developed during almost half a century connected to real estate. During that time my career encompassed helping both buyers and sellers of real estate; several years as an appraiser of […]


A BLAST FROM THE PAST AND OUR ECONOMIC NIGHTMARES.

Every time a twenty-dollar bill passes through our hands, we have an opportunity to see Thomas Jefferson’s visage. After you have read this, you will never look at his face in the same way. He was a living, breathing person who cared deeply about what was to happen to generations down the road. If he […]


TOM SAWYER OBAMA

President Tom Sawyer Obama has forced Rick Perry to paint the border fence. Our gutsy governor has stepped into the breach to defend our border without the money and manpower the federal government is obligated to provide. Moreover, Obama is punishing and hamstringing our state whenever he can. (i. e. denying or delaying FEMA monies […]


CLOWARD, PIVEN AND THE NEW PARTY

Wake up America You thought you elected a president from the Democrat Party, but what you actually got was a president who sprung from New Party. Never heard of it? That is not surprising since many of the major media seem to subscribe to the same tenets that drove Richard Cloward and key founder of […]