ago I received a version of this in an un-credited e-mail. I wish I could take
ownership of these wise thoughts. They are worth repeating for anyone who hasn’t
Politicians often exclaim; “It’s just a
tax cut for the rich” and
that is just accepted as fact. But what does that really mean?
The parable that [...]
Obama to Propose $300B for Jobs
In his speech Thursday, President Obama will ask Congress to pump $300 billion into the economy for job creation—mainly through tax cuts, infrastructure spending, and direct aid to state and local governments, sources told Bloomberg News on Tuesday. As part of the long-term deficit-reduction package, the president will reportedly [...]
Solyndra Files for Bankruptcy - Aug. 2011
Solyndra has been both a symbol of the promise and peril of alternative energy in its nascent stage of development.
The company not only received the backing of high-profile venture capitalists, but has been a favorite of the Obama administration and Department of Energy loan funding.
Solyndra received [...]
Today’s Wall Street journal featured an article about man’s life expectancy throughout history.
They included this handy chart…
I was especially curious as to how the data for the Cro-Magnon Era and the Renaissance Period were verified. I guess they simply used government census data but you never know, do you?
These glorious insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words.
The exchange between Churchill & Lady Astor:
She said, “If you were my husband I’d give you poison.”
He said, “If you were my wife, I’d drink it.”A Member of Parliament to Benjamin Disraeli:
“Sir, you will either die on the [...]