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Chuck Moss is a writer, sometime politician and full time dachshund owner. Local, County, Regional, State government experience, budgets and humor. What's not to like? Go: chuckmoss.com.
SUMMER’S OVER!

SUMMER’S OVER!

“How did YOU spend your summer vacation?” –Russia getting its butt kicked. Very nice indeed, BUT—Institute for the Study of War (understandingwar.org) President Biden declares war on +/- half the county.

NO, GEN X, You aren’t forgotten.

NO, GEN X, You aren’t forgotten.

Boomers ran away to the tree fort, until dinner time. Then in ’69 added sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll. Millennials wet their pants at the thought of unsupervision. Xers went on treasure hunts and fought the Russians.

THREE GOOD BLOGS: Russia-Ukraine War

THREE GOOD BLOGS: Russia-Ukraine War

Like everyone else, I’m always looking for a few good sources: news, analysis, stuff I can trust. Since I don’t buy the product of any media or information outlet totally, I’m on the hunt for proven reliable sites. Once Drudge was my go-to. but those days are done. Over the course of the Russ-Uke War, I’ve found three blogs to be particularly valuable. FIRST: I’ve found the Institute for the Study of War website has been the best source for…

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TWITTER TANGO

TWITTER TANGO

Elon Musk’s buying Twitter, and the deal is on hold. What’s going on. Simple: Twitter’s Day of Reckoning. Did you ever play the Milton Bradley Game of Life? You scoot around the board in a little car, spinning a wheel and doing stuff like getting married, buying a house, finding oil. At the end of the game you have the Day of Reckoning. This is when all your cash, purchases, and assets are added up, valued, and you see who…

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GOOD NEWS AHEAD?

GOOD NEWS AHEAD?

                There’s lots of stuff going on right now, and all the news seems bad. From Ukraine to your own backyard, it seems as if all is out of control and the world is bleak. But cheer up! It may well be that things have turned a corner and are looking up. If events break a certain way—we may see a confluence of very, very good things happening and a bright future unfolding. Here are the possibilities:                 RUSSIA LOSES….

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OAKLAND COUNTY FUTURE ROSY!

OAKLAND COUNTY FUTURE ROSY!

On Thursday, April 28, I went to the annual Oakland County Economic Outlook luncheon. This is year 37, and it’s an institution. The forecast is presented by Dr. Gabriel M. Erlich and Donald R. Grimes, both of the University of Michigan, and their team. They have a very good track record and their forecasts have been something you can base your future fiscal policy on. This year, the takeaways are: –Inflation to top out at 7.5% annual in 2022, then…

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