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America’s Christmas Carol: The Ghosts of Christmas Yet to Come

The Story of the Third Part, inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Christmas Day, 2014.  Six years since the Lehmann Brothers Crash.  The Dire Prediction:  Health Care Reform winds up destabilizing the entire U.S. Economy, leading to a Second … Continue reading

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America’s Christmas Carol: The Ghosts of Christmases Present

The Story of the Second Part, inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. An economy dead in the water for the past five years.  Most have retrenched, even if they don’t admit it.  A lot of families have adjusted to … Continue reading

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America’s Christmas Carol: The Ghosts of Christmases Past

In time for the Holiday, a Story in Three Parts, inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Imagine a time, before Food Stamps and TANF (or whatever you want to call it), before “Welfare”, before County Relief, before Ellis Island, … Continue reading

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