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Health savings accounts can help lower health care costs (access required)

During the past 30 years, the pandemic fraud has waterlogged our health care system, making the Mafia look like a troop of Boy Scouts. So as Congress continues to pump and dump dollars in the insurance programs, hospitals, physicians, rehab centers, imaging centers, drug companies, medical device makers, testing labs, etc., prices will rise to greet the increasing government largesse.

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Lower consumer earnings means lower retail revenues (access required)

Why is it that Macy's, which used to be my favorite department store, and now Wal-Mart and other retailers, are reporting lower earnings and slowdowns in revenues? The financial data report low interest rates, better employment and good home sales, and that General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are selling cars and making huge profits. What's wrong here?

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Investor wants to double down on a bad decision (access required)

Forrest Gump's "stupid is as stupid does" said it better and more succinctly than anyone, including the highly esteemed bard William Shakespeare, whose plays always bored me to the marrow. Unfortunately, there's no cure for stupidity, though I'm told selective breeding (which takes too much time) works well.

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