Trump Bans CDC From Using These Seven Words

Fetus? You can’t say “fetus”?

Evidence based? The past 20 years have  seen great advances in clinical medicine because of the requirement of an evidential basis. But now, the CDC can’t say “evidence based”?

Donald Trump’s administration has reportedly banned the Center for Disease Control from using seven words and phrases, including “science-based” and “transgender,” in documents it is working on for next year’s budget. In an astounding move, officials at the CDC were told in a Thursday meeting they were not to use certain words, a policy analyst told…

Happy One Year Anniversary to Me

Well, the One Year Anniversary of the newest iteration of TheAcsMan is coming up soon.

For the very, very few that have been following along ever since 2007 or so with and then the original, you may recall that both shuttered on the one year anniversary date. went on for 5 years, but this time around, it’s time to revert to old ways again and TheAcsMan comes to its end in a few weeks upon the occasion of its first anniversary.

But, in the works is which reflects where I always knew I would be eventually headed with my investing habits.

That means less trades, even less writing than I do now.

Just less, but at this phase, adding a couple of a percent onto returns of a Buy and Hold portfolio works for me, just as actively trading worked for a younger me.

For anyone interested, here is an article that lays out the strategy. It was written a number of years ago, so the names of the companies may be different in 2018, but the idea is the same.

It is 5 years old and I’ve refined my rules a bit, but if you’re ready to just sit back and not worry about market declines or missing out on rallies, this is the way to go when you are at the capital preservation stage of life.



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Here Are 13 Crazy Roy Moore Quotes

Public scrutiny of Republican Roy Moore is higher than ever as the Alabama Senate race enters its final days. And given the candidate’s long history of using religion to comment on issues like slavery and abortion, there’s a lot of material comb through. On Thursday, for example, his answer to a September question about the last…

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Trump’s Long History of Praising Putin

President Trump, who faces the possibility of testimony from Michael Flynn that would directly implicate him in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, has long denied that his team colluded with Russians but has expressed longstanding admiration for Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin. Long before the November 2016 vote, Trump told Bill O’Reilly on Fox News in June…