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Christie’s New Job

Even before the latest S&P debt downgrade (with Fitch and Moody’s likely to follow any day) it was clear that Chris Christie had virtually checked out of his job as New Jersey governor.  A Trump win allows his body to rejoin full-time his heart and mind.  The question is where?

With Christie dropped as head of the transition team and a move away from business-as-usual governance at this point what type of position is Chris Christie slotted for in a Trump administration? Because we know he’s going to take whatever is offered?

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Getting Over Cohen…..and Clinton

Simultaneous to Donald Trump being elected president Leonard Cohen died.

I must have been around sixteen when I got those first three Leonard Cohen albums from the bargain bin at Two Guys for a dollar each and only yesterday I downloaded his last set of songs so this SNL tribute was quite moving…

But as a 9/11-style elegy to a Hillary Clinton presidency?  Not so much.
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Trump Rage

This was supposed to be a blog about how the Trump presidency will handle the pension crisis in this country but after much googling I found nothing out there…..which is what voters should really be mad about.

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Clinton-GRAP: The Flaws

With Hillary Clinton losing the Guaranteed Retirement Account Proposal (GRAP) likely went down with her.

Here is why that’s a good thing…

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Clinton-GRAP: The Proposal

Not as catchy as Obama-Care but when the Clinton people, specifically Teresa Ghilarducci, remake the retirement system in this county it will be based on the Guaranteed Retirement Account Proposal which has had a number if incarnations over the years:

The most recent version which could become reality next year has these primary features (as excerpted):

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Breaking News: Bridgegate Verdict

Guilty on all counts:

Baroni and Kelly were charged on nine counts, and faced five of them together. The other four charges were split evenly, two each for the defendants.

Baroni stared at the jury stoically as the verdicts were read.

Kelly cried and continued to sob as she heard the word guilty repeated time and again. Neither defendant stood as the verdicts were read.

Fall guys for a corrupt Christie administration but they took the job so this was always a possibility.

More Clinton On Defined Benefit Plans

Whatever your opinion of wikileaks you have to give them credit for the way they present the material they pilfer.

Using their search feature brought out another insight into how our next president* will handle the pension crisis that directly impacts millions of people already while most everyone else ignores it.

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