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madamesilverspurs

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Bummer

Just got off the phone with an old friend. She got fired today. Stunned doesn't begin to describe how she's feeling. In her mid-50s, she has never been fired before. She's one of those solid, nose-to-the-grindstone, reliable types. She's a top rated CPA, her skills are excellent, she'll at least be able to find temporary work with tax season coming up.

The company didn't fault her work, they blamed Obamacare. Being the bookkeeper she knows that's a crock. But it still galls.

We'll be having coffee tomorrow. I'll mostly provide two ears to listen. But if you can think of anything to say that might be comforting, I'm listening now. Damn.


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Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Jan 2, 2013, 11:33 PM (2 replies)

Crunch time




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Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Jan 2, 2013, 07:16 PM (0 replies)

What the heck was that

statement from Boehner that Joe "You lie" Wilson just read? Congratulating football coaches? Whaaaaaattt???


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Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Jan 2, 2013, 12:50 PM (1 replies)

Boehner v. Sandy Relief

Is this Boehner's way of placating the Cantor bloc? If memory serves, Cantor is no fan of disaster relief.

Is the continued suffering of millions of Americans the price Boehner is willing to pay to retain his speakership?


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Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Jan 2, 2013, 12:51 AM (1 replies)

"The American people" wait.

In fairness, as we await the decision of the House Republicans on the fiscal deal, we need to acknowledge that the congressional GOP is not entirely devoid of any record of accomplishment.

As the record clearly shows, they have established a rock solid inability to merit the trust of the citizens of this country.

They claim to act on behalf of "the American people", and their use of that phrase always always signals their intent to act against the best interests of their constituents.
Posted by madamesilverspurs | Tue Jan 1, 2013, 05:00 PM (0 replies)

thhhhwwwtttt




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Posted by madamesilverspurs | Tue Jan 1, 2013, 01:46 AM (3 replies)
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