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Diary of Wimpy CEOs

Since the Donald was elected, we now seem to have four heads of public companies who have resigned from the Manufacturing Council, presumably because they don’t like his politics. Are these guys nuts? He could use their input on manufacturing … Continue reading

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Tax Reform

Now that Johnny Mac has blown the healthcare reform out of the water until the next Congress, we can get back to subjects we’re more comfortable with on business. The next order of business for the Washington Wizards is tax … Continue reading

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Profile in Courage

You can’t help but think Sen John McCain is one tough mother. Plane crashes, torture, visits to the Hanoi Hilton. Walking across the Senate to vote ‘aye’ on proceeding to debate two days after brain cancer surgery, with a nasty … Continue reading

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So Pass It Already, Repubs

I went back to my 7/26 post before writing this, so I wouldn’t duplicate anything I’d said back then. We are now about two weeks after the initial wave of good feeling, and the five holdouts, and it seems that … Continue reading

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Senate Repubs, Let’s Get to Yes on Healthcare

Good lord, the radio airwaves and the newspapers over the weekend were filled with various opinions on what the Republicans should do on the Senate version of the House bill. There are five Republican holdouts, and I must say that … Continue reading

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Uber: What You Can Learn

Well, Uber, to start with, has its founder on leave and most or all of the C-suite has been dismissed from the company by the Board of Directors. Pretty sorry situation, but in hindsight, there are some lessons that could probably … Continue reading

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Trump Shakeout: Immigration, Lending

Well, we’ve had five months of the Donald, and, aside from angst among the establishment, I think things are going pretty well. The Trump Bump in growth is happening. We don’t have a healthcare plan or  tax cuts yet, but we … Continue reading

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A New Approach on Terrorism

Well, this topic is a little off what we normally blog about, but it’s been bugging me for a few months. I also have to confess that being a former intelligence officer has a lot to do with my thinking, … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

I’ve been out of commission for about a month, because of injuries sustained in a fall, but I’m able to sit at my desk, and do posts. There are a bunch of things to comment on, which I’ll try to … Continue reading

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The Real American HealthCare Act

A second outline of what should be in a healthcare bill Continue reading

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