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Sunday, June 7, 2020

The title of this column is a little tribute to my uncle, a seventh generation Iowa farmer, who frequently commented, “Politicians are just like pigs in mud. The only thing you can count on politicians to do is to get rich.”

We are seeing way too many examples of local...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Guam’s future is 17 months old, 27 inches tall and living large. Her mother watches patiently as “Future” wanders around the reception area introducing herself confidently to perfect strangers.

Make no mistake; mom may only be about 5 feet 4 inches tall and very petite,...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

When Bill Gates announced that he was going to spend his wealth in his lifetime to help make the world a better place, he was proclaiming that public service is a goal worthy of pursuing. It’s too bad that so many of the current politicians are more of the Bernie Madof...

Friday, October 4, 2019

 There was a time on Guam when each generation was better off than the previous one; they were better educated, wealthier and healthier. In the space of one generation we are seeing a reversal of those trends as we began electing politicians over leaders. Politicians a...

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Thomas Paine, author of “Common Sense,” writes, “Common sense is the least common thing of all,” especially when it comes to government finances.

In what world does it make sense to dramatically increase expenditures when revenues are unstable and trending down? Not in...

Sunday, August 4, 2019

   “More money has been stolen with the point of a pen, than at the point of a gun.”

                                                — Warren Buffet, chairman of the Board Berkshire Hathaway...

Friday, May 31, 2019

  “There is only one force in the nation that can be depended upon to keep the government pure and the governors honest, and that is the people themselves. They alone, if well informed, are capable of preventing the corruption of power, and restoring the nation to its...

Friday, May 3, 2019

On the campaign trail and since taking office, a lot of promises and post-election commitments were made. I estimate the promises/commitments to add an additional $200 million to $300 million to the nearly $1-billion budget submitted to the legislature. Maybe the fact...

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