Author Archives: dave@cunixinsurance.com

Freedom

Game Night, a new movie currently showing in local theaters, includes a scene where a couple is locked in a room.  The man asks his wife for matches.  “You’re going to light a fire in a windowless room that we’re … Continue reading

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Rotten Potatoes

Congratulations to Idaho, now in the lead in the national race to the bottom. Idaho Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter, his handpicked successor, Lieutenant Governor Brad Little, and Insurance Director Dean Cameron addressed the Associated Press at the annual legislative … Continue reading

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What Is The Point?

I have always been a pragmatist. This has served me well in my chosen profession, insurance agent, where my main function is to solve problems.  My focus is the most direct route from Point A to Point B.  But what … Continue reading

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The Fantasy Of Control

The young guy was pacing the waiting room hoping for good news. The news wasn’t good.  The initial diagnosis was that his eight year old Nissan truck needed a new battery.  He agreed to the estimate – $264 for parts … Continue reading

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We’re Tired

Can you really talk something to death? Can you stress over an issue, every day, to the point that you are just numb?  Health Insurance?  It appears that the new Republican goal is to do just that.  In just the … Continue reading

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Pacing The Hallway

We are pacing the hallways waiting for news. Our seven year old, no, nearly eight year old, is in surgery donating a major organ.  Giving a part of yourself for the benefit of others is always an important life lesson … Continue reading

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The Law Of Unintended Consequences

Fall 2017 There are certain things I can count on every November – Sunday afternoons in my office working on renewals and Open Enrollment, trees shedding their leaves, and the Republicans trying to screw up healthcare. Yes, just another November. … Continue reading

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Playing Chicken

Bruce Springsteen was right. You really could have 57 stations with nothing on.  There were tons of reruns, and worse, the same shows were on multiple stations.  One saga looked familiar.  It was a New York production, a remake of … Continue reading

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Havoc

The wire services are abuzz with news that President Trump, the guy who campaigned in part on his disdain for President Obama’s use of the Executive Order, is poised to sign another Executive Order dealing with health insurance. Frustrated and … Continue reading

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A Small Victory

Birth Control was always a point of contention. Facing numerous failures to execute one large sweeping rebuke of President Obama and his most important legacy, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), the Trump administration continues its smaller scale … Continue reading

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