Two-thousand fifteen has a nice ring to it. Many of us feel hopeful on the first day of the year. Maybe this year will be better than the last. Maybe not.
The political problems seem severe: the worst race relations in decades. Riots, the knock-out game, widespread wildings of young blacks, the hateful anti-police movement -- all worry me.
The good news includes falling gasoline prices, a shot in the arm to the economy, and the fact that a Republican majority will preside over both the Senate and the House. The odious Harry Reid will no longer be Senate Majority Leader.
For the past four weeks I have been applying for jobs with various tax preparation firms, and was offered a job by two different CPA firms just this week. The pay rate offered is reasonable and will pay some bills. My economic situation will be a big improvement over the past six years. I accepted a job with a firm in Campbell, California and look forward to the tax season.
Here is wishing all conservatives a happy and prosperous New Year!