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Laughter – Part 3

” Suppose you were an idiot.  And suppose you were a member of Congress.  But then I repeat myself. ”    Mark Twain

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CEO Compensation

   CEO compensation, relative to the pay of the average worker, has skyrocketed in the last three decades.  In 1965, the average CEO was paid 18.3 times more than the average worker.  By 2010, CEO’s were paid 200 times more … Continue reading

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Complexity vs. Simplicity: Science and the IRS

   Some things are very simple and easy to understand.  Other things are very complex and can be difficult to understand.     As a mathematician,  I am accepting of complexity only if it is needed and necessary.  Isaac Newton was … Continue reading

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A Congress of Crooks

Most people are now in agreement that the U.S. Congress consists of Democrat Crooks and Republican Crooks who have formed an alliance with lobbyists and other special interest groups. The working and middle class Americans are the victims of this … Continue reading

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Managing Social Security

Let us take a look at the U.S. Social Security System. There are problems in the system that are complex and some that are very simple. Social Security monies are collected from millions of American men and women who work. … Continue reading

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Real Reality TV

” Few businessmen have ever gone bust by underestimating the taste of the American Public.” These words are attributed to P.T. Barnum. I was watching TV recently and tuned into a reality show. It was vile, vulgar, crude, and without … Continue reading

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