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Tue, 2017/03/21 - 1:49pm | Your editor
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I am too much of an optimist. The techies working on my computer cannot get into my corporate email account because the password has been changed by the Bad Guys one of whom continually calls my office claiming to be John David from Microsoft. So I ask for his ID and of course he then changes his line to say "I am working with Microsoft." It is going to be harder than I expected. I do keep the FBI updated on my problems and the telephone calls are being recorded via my cellphone by Time Warner so the game may soon be up. 

But that doesn't mean that my own technical problems will be resolved as quickly as hoped.

Meanwhile there is a terrific article by "Lexington" about how Donald Trump succeeds in winning support, not because his followers are stupid, but because he gets them to align their interests with his. It is in the current Economist and warns that this process will not work over reforming the ACA (Obama-care). It is on page 30.

The winning streak on Wall Street today came to a stomach-churning halt. Commentary below on our portfolio from your harried editor.

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