Cultivating the Roseanne vote

By John Ruberry Last week after two decades in rerun stasis the sitcom Roseanne returned to ABC with massive ratings, even higher than its final episode of its first run in 1997. Formerly a liberal, the show's star, Roseanne Barr, declared that she was a supporter of Donald Trump two years ago. While Trump isn't … Continue reading Cultivating the Roseanne vote

A Trump Christmas

By John Ruberry For as long as I can remember the words "Merry Christmas" have been pushed away from public life, in the both the political and business world. I get it. No one wants to offend people who aren't Christian, or those few Christians, such as the Jehovah's Witnesses, who shun Christmas. However, 83 … Continue reading A Trump Christmas

Germany Reverse Mortgages Its Future

I wrote about reverse mortgage a bit ago and it hit me it's a perfect analogy for what is going on demographically in Europe, borrowing for the present and letting someone else pay the bill later.  A great example of this is happening now in Germany. The German government expects to receive 1.5 million asylum seekers … Continue reading Germany Reverse Mortgages Its Future

Reverse Mortgages the Ultimate symbol of the Me generation.

Live fully while you may and reckon not the cost Omar Khayyam Major Hogan:  What do you do when you're short of cash Sharpe. Lt. Sharpe:  Do without sir. Sharpe's rifles 1993 There are a lot of signs of sweeping cultural change in the United States that I've seen in my lifetime, brought on by … Continue reading Reverse Mortgages the Ultimate symbol of the Me generation.