streetwise

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Career financial professional with 30+ years in treasury management. American Airlines retiree. Lifelong Republican with center-right views. Host of Italian Tomatoes radio show on Blog Talk Radio. Managing Editor- www.jetamore.com, a travel and aviation blog.
Jerusalem, 18 December (FakeBook Press)- Biblical scholars, historians and archaeologists are poring over a new scroll discovered in the caves of Qumran. The "Book of Transitions", chronicling the early days of the Exodus into Sinai, provides fascinating insights into the fissures that developed in Israelite society as it faced...
The advent of Donald Trump provides the perfect occasion to analyze the tropes of the liberal mind. The progressives' vision rests on the assumption that environmentalism, globalism, immigration, open borders, minority rights and individual rights can be melded seamlessly into utopia, directed, of course, by themselves. But the clanging...
Happy New Year! Investors are no doubt hoping for a better market environment in 2016, as the major US indices basically treaded water in 2015, with the Dow Jones Industrials down 2% and the broader-based S&P500 down nearly 1% In the New Year's Eve broadcast of Italian Tomatoes on...
Maybe it's the influence of Donald Trump and his media savvy (The Art Of The Deal!), or maybe the media cartel is just collapsing under the weight of its own hubris, but the recent Colorado debate was a stunning example of pushback by the candidates. It was...
No one, and I mean no one, understands publicity better than The Donald. During a campaign stop at Tyngsborough MA, Trump took an opportunity to deliver a powerful message to the nation's beleaguered law enforcement community. No wordy bloviations, no ideologically divisive rhetoric- just a clear signal...
The social media phenomenon is barely a decade old, and is in a state of constant transformation. We access social media very differently now compared to ten years ago. The switch from pc's to tablets and above all smartphones has transformed the landscape, which in turn has had...
It may well be that Barack Obama's most enduring foreign policy achievement will be the creation of a Russian empire in the Middle East, an objective that eluded czars and commissars alike. Russian fighter aircraft are now openly conducting operations in Syria to protect Bashar al-Assad, Putin's client strongman...
Breaking Reagan's Eleventh Commandment - will haunt the GOP.