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[12 Dec 2011 | 7 Comments | ]
2012: A Look Into AskCherlock’s Crystal Ball

As the year of 2011 rapidly draws to a close, it is time once again to gaze into the Askcherlock “crystal ball” to see what the year 0f 2012 will bring.
The Political Scene:  By the end of February, 2012 there will be three remaining Republican presidential contenders; those being, Gingrich, Romney and Paul.  Although Gingrich will prevail in the early primaries, the Republicans will finally come to their senses when they  realize that he may actually win the nomination.  Thereafter, Mitt Romney will “clean Gingrich’s clock” in the remaining primaries, …

Politics &raquo

[21 Sep 2011 | 11 Comments | ]
Rick Perry; Bad for America and Bad for You

The Republicans are scheduled to hold another debate this  coming Thursday, and there a little doubt that the issue of  Social Security will again be a hot topic.  Who would have ever thought that any Americans, even the ultra right-wing conservatives , could stoop so low as to question the continuing existence of a federal program so vital to the health and well-being of our nation.  It is almost incomprehensible that Texas Governor Rick Perry would compare Social Security to the criminally fraudulent “Ponzi Scheme“, and inconceivable that he would …

Economics &raquo

[6 Aug 2011 | 8 Comments | ]
The Call Came for a Campaign Contribution. Hah!

So there we were, comfortably seated in our living room last night, watching a film and trying to forget about Standard&Poors dropping the U.S. credit ranking to AA+; trying to forget that we had lost twelve thousand dollars in the market just this past week, and trying to forget that we have so very little say in any of these matters. These are not victimless crimes.
My phone rang. It was a campaign solicitor from Obama‘s camp. I politely listened to her spiel, which I don’t usually do. When she was …

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