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My son’s perspective on the Obama/Romney debate

Monday, October 15, 2012

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After the first Obama/Romney debate I wrote a piece for CSBJ arguing that Obama lost the debate big time, and that his sorry performance might cost him the presidency. My son Sam, an organic farmer in central Maine, didn’t agree. Here are some excerpts from our email exchange. If after reading them you think that […]

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The shepherds, wolves and vultures of big business

Friday, July 20, 2012

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Mitt Romney and Warren Buffett are rich. Mitt Romney, with a net worth of $300 million or so, is really rich. Warren Buffett, with $30 billion, is unimaginably wealthy. How did they get there? They bought undervalued companies, but that’s where the similarities end. In 1972, Buffett bought See’s Candy. Buffett believed that the family-owned, […]

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