Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Race Downhill – The Republican Primaries and Unemployment. And a little bit of NPR, too.

Candidates in, candidates out.  More out than in.  I’ve read and heard analysis in the media about each of those who decided not to run in the Republican Primaries.  What I haven’t heard but seems perfectly obvious is why so … Continue reading

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Inside Job

Yes, it’s the name of an award winning documentary about the financial crisis and you haven’t seen it, you should.  One of the aspects of the film, the root causes of the financial collapse, has been an area glossed over … Continue reading

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Medicare Blues

The Democrats have been rejoicing while more and more Republicans have grown silent after the engaged battle in New York over the future of Medicare.  The Democrats, shame on them, have put into place a health care plan that does … Continue reading

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Cell Phones, the Internet, and Communication

One of the exciting possibilities for working class people throughout the world is the continual development and refinement of communication.  It has become harder to isolate a country as the worldwide telecommunications network expands.  This, of course leads to worldwide … Continue reading

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Litigation

Before you get your hackles up about the cost of litigation and those costs being passed on to you let me say I am no fan of the litigation process and lawyers in general.  But I am also not a … Continue reading

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What Quacks but isn’t a Duck and the Liz Attacks

I guess I’m inviting catastrophe by my attitude regarding the preacher who has been in the news Live! At 5! with a countdown to rapture.  But what the hell, I expect I don’t have much chance of being saved anyway.  … Continue reading

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Major Crimes, Doomsday, and Tax Cuts

Every once in a while there’s a statistic that pops up that not only is counterintuitive but causes the experts to just shake their collective heads in disbelief.  It appears that major crimes in the United States are decreasing[i].   Standard … Continue reading

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The Most Circuitous of Roads

There’s a woman that I have enjoyed seeing for quite some time.  She’s smart, lovely, loving, and being anywhere near her makes my heart sing.  But I have disappointed her and she is angry and upset with me.  We have … Continue reading

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More Economics

While discussing economics day after day might not be the most interesting thing in the world in comparison to who will win Dancing with the Stars or Arnold’s sperminator[i] moves or watching the Republican candidates for Prez implode, but is … Continue reading

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Today

First of all, I apologize.  You came to the site and there’s nothing new that has been posted since yesterday.  Except for this.  I’ve got lots to do today and something had to give.  Among other things the give is … Continue reading

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