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Congrats on your lifestyle. You are focused on the things that matter--it is happiness, and money is only one path to get there.

I assume that by your statement "The one thing you don't know is what Obama will do to the value of the dollar, inflation, deflation" you're really arguing that the entire system of government is responsible for poor financial policies. It's non-partisan (and certainly not the fault of a single individual), in the sense that we have all (through our choice of representation) contributed to it.

Until we have folks at all levels who are willing to tighten their belts and a) make the choices to reduce spending AND B) increase taxes to pay for what WE want as an electorate, then we'll never get past the partisan rockthrowing.

You've been very successful at doing that in your personal life. Let's hope that we'll all pick policymakers who are willing to make hard choices on both sides of the ledger.

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