Category Archives: Real Life

Recession 2014

I am often incorrect in my assessments. Some say so. My batting average however at saving my hide and riding along in that news of today that the top 7% saw a 28% rise in net workth since 2009 at least … Continue reading

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Ideology can beat Nature down, but it cannot keep it down, especially with good solid engineering. :-)

White Christians may profess egalitarianism and universal love, but “11:00 Sunday morning …[is] the most segregated hour in this nation.” (Martin Luther King, from Billy Graham). In those days when my family was climbing the ladder of overachievement we stood … Continue reading

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Treatise on Achievement and Behavior

Forethought, the ability to plan and prepare for the future (preferring increased future benefits to immediate gratification), is closely related to the absence of impulsiveness. When the savings rate of an individual is high, it indicates increased planning and willingness to … Continue reading

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I stopped watching TV a long time ago because is so damn politically correct, but guess what?

DALLAS IS BACK!!!!!  Hot damn.  REAL American TV is back such that we folks who extend our lives into the fabulously rich world of the Ewings — because we can afford to do so — might just pull up a … Continue reading

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I didn’t read. I’m sure it is bizarre.

The fine folks over at NewsMax.com have come a long way in the past 10 years.  When the site first went up on the web, it was not unlike the venerable “National Enquirer” with all sorts of bizarre claims.  Some of this … Continue reading

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John Zogby

John Zogby, the famous author and pollster, has defined the two “sides” that exist in America today.  This is what he states concerning them: “On one side are conservatives, on the other side liberals. But more importantly this defines the … Continue reading

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A Rather Ironic Cartoon

When Barack Obama ran for the Office of President of the United States his core theme mirrored that of his pastor Jeremiah Wright.  The ‘Hope and change’ theme that pervades many of Wright’s sermons sets out before African-Americans a place where they … Continue reading

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