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A Modern Fable

Tue, 2011-11-22 13:06
Some years 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 seen this. 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 [...]
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Bathroom Humor

Fri, 2011-09-16 21:27
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$300 Billion Stimulous for Re-Election Year - Bills due later

Wed, 2011-09-07 08:50
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 [...]
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Your tax dollars - $535 million for 1100 job losses in under 2 years

Wed, 2011-08-31 19:30
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 [...]
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Don’t believe everything you read.

Sat, 2011-08-27 17:32
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?
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Cash is not Riskless!

Mon, 2011-08-15 22:45
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When Insults Had Class

Sun, 2011-08-14 15:28
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 [...]
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Speaks for itself…

Wed, 2011-08-10 21:45
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