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May 4, 2015 - 5:59pm

NEVER MIND NEW PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES. LET'S GO WALMART PROFITS CRAZY AND END DEFICIT!On any given Sunday Walmart just cuts expenses using pay differential (basically robbing each employee of $1 per hour)Seems like 52 Sundays per year @ 8 hour shift = 52 X $8 0r $416 per year per employees working any given Sunday!  How many employees are no longer on the schedule for Sunday? 1.4 million ha ha lets just change government to Walmart policy and we got it made.1.0 million leave .4 for good luck times $416 = $416,000,000,000 Looks like we can beat trade deficits using a little crack down on employee allowances! “It’s sad — people who work on Sunday need that extra dollar,” one Walmart employee tells Bloomberg.H…

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We are our own worst enemy

We are the enemy: Leaving out ISIS, Taliban etc, we are our own worst enemy. Why? Fear - just simply fear. We all have justifiable fears and unjustifiable fears and fears can change faster than a NY minute depending on the circumstance or immediate threat of danger to oneself or worse someone you lo…

May 3, 2015 - 7:43pm
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  • - May 4, 2015 - 2:09pm
  • - by htom58
Free Market and Capitalism the USA style

Free Market of the USA was a great thing; it was that which made the USA America worthy of mimicking worldwide.  This Free Market enterprising brought wealth to the USA America, a good thing for risk and effort to get an ROI (return on investment).However, as part of the Capit…

May 3, 2015 - 9:00pm
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How Good Are We At Predicting Scientific Developme…

 It’s 2015. Marty steps into his DeLorean and pulls down the door. The car lifts and flies off.Desirable stuff in today’s age of continuing traffic jams! But no DeLorean is yet available that can flap its doors, let alone discharge a burst of rocket fumes.Neither is the hoverboard a…

May 4, 2015 - 3:52am
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The first time I was really listening to music was when my father brought those used 45rpm singles back home. He was insurance agent in the red light district of Zurich, a place full of bars - and jukeboxes. He renewed insurance contracts, knew the owners, and they gave him each month or so a stack …

May 4, 2015 - 2:56pm
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The Problem With The Economy

I think the biggest problem with most economies is too much wealth concentration in too few hands. Shouldn't there be a limit on individual and corporate wealth accumulation? I mean we have a minimum wage here in the U.S. so why not a maximum wage?It seems rather unreasonable that all the members of…

May 2, 2015 - 6:51pm
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Not really sure..Social Justice?

I was having an unusually busy Monday when I heard helicopters and sirens all around my neighborhood. The dogs were going crazy and I said to my boyfriend, can you look on the internet and see whats going on in our neighborhood?Well I live in Baltimore and on that day about 10 minutes from my house …

May 2, 2015 - 5:09pm
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America's Control Over The Word Rapidly Ending

It’s no secret that the U.S. is not the most loved country in the world because of its government’s long history of highly aggressive military actions, as well as its interference in the internal affairs of countless nations. But what we are seeing today is that an increasing number of n…

Apr 29, 2015 - 12:28pm
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What Drives The Reptilian Brain?

What motivates the human animal? Why do we do the things we do? How can two people have such differing priorities when confronted with the same situation? I've thought about this a lot over the years, and I've boiled it down to our reptilian brain. When one strips away the veneer of civilization and…

May 1, 2015 - 10:05am
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The blame Bush credit Obama economic mentality

How many times do you hear liberals claim that Obama should get credit for bringing us out of the recession that Bush got us into.  It’s a popular and often repeated theory, but the theory is false for the following reasons:1) The economy is about as easy to control as a herd of wildebees…

Apr 30, 2015 - 2:15pm
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Ayn Rand or, how I came to love greed

This is somewhat of a followup essay to my article; 'Atlas shrugged and the world shuddered.' Posted earlier............ For myself and for many who toiled (mostly outside the United States) in the financial world of the last 45 odd years, Ayn Rand in person, was nothing more than a symp…

Apr 18, 2015 - 5:22pm
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Church attendance is mostly down. Religion, Inc. h…

Why Mainstream Christianity Is Losing Credibilityby Rev. Paul J. Bern It all started out with a Facebook posting stating that when poor people get together to make a statement it's called rioting, but when the wealthy get together to make a statement it's called lobbying. It wasn't mine, but I…

May 3, 2015 - 9:22pm
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An open letter to the PIC

An Open Letter to the People in Charge. Monday May 4th, 2015 2:00 PM DEAR PIC,  Isn't the government residing within in a bottomless pit of debt while it spends money that doesn't exist and never will?  Funny Story right?  Is it l…

May 4, 2015 - 1:52pm
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Tackling the renewable energy public communication…

“One of the greatest challenge facing the renewable energy industry is the public and policy communication challenge.”This is what our industry CEOs repeat at each and every conference, year after year. Our industry’s top executives readily acknowledge the heavy dependence of the s…

May 2, 2015 - 2:40pm
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U.S. Politics (an outsiders view)

In the total spectrum of the American body politic, which ranges from the extreme right to the extreme left, there are none more curious to behold for those watching from beyond the borders of the U.S., than they, of the so called conservative mien, who hold court on the far right. …

Apr 28, 2015 - 7:56pm
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Too Stupid to Live!

YES.  Believe it or not, there are some people that live amongst us that are just too stupid to live.  You have to look at their thought process (if there is one) and wonder what in the world this person was thinking.These are not your average run of the mill folks that make mistakes; …

Apr 29, 2015 - 5:50pm
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  • - May 4, 2015 - 6:10pm
  • - by The Bug
Has there been any warming yet?

This question should have been the touchstone where every policy analyst should have started from the beginning. The corresponding scientific question should have started with, “Has the observed warming been statistically significant? Astonishingly, that did not happen. This article…

Apr 29, 2015 - 4:37pm
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The left's anti-intellectualism

http://thefederalist.com/2015/04/29/the-paradox-of-dogma-how-the-left-is-crippling-itself/This is a fascinating bit of observation that seems so very true.  I've been observing it for a couple decades, now, and have started to notice the same thing.   Nobody on the left k…

Apr 30, 2015 - 10:43pm
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The Death of Social Graces

THE DEATH OF SOCIAL GRACES Is it just me, or have you noticed that people in general are getting ruder and ruder all the time?  When was the last time someone held a store door open for you or held the elevator for you?  Do you hear “please” and “thank you”, an…

Apr 27, 2015 - 9:52pm
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Sharon's ghost returns to haunt Obama

Michael Oren – one of seven members of the recently formed Kulanu party elected to Israel’s new Parliament – seems destined to play a pivotal role in torpedoing President Obama’s proposals for a two-state solution aimed at resolving the 100 years old Arab-Jewish conflict.

May 2, 2015 - 1:21am
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You can't beat the nature with guns and rhetoric

Based on non-fossil fuels, active research, new knowledge, new ideas and willingness to innovate - The development within renewable energy will escalate.An increasing number of countries see the benefit of using renewable solutions when they invest and builds in a long term perspective.

Apr 30, 2015 - 10:08am
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Christie Makes Waves

Over a year ago Chris Christie was the purported front-runner for the GOP Presidential nomination.  His front-runner status at the time was due in large part to the difficult reforms enacted as the Governor of New Jersey to prevent a budgetary crisis.  Then along came R…

Apr 27, 2015 - 2:58pm
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That Woman on TV Should Be Parent of The Year

If you have been viewing the coverage of the Baltimore riots you probably have seen the mother that went down to the riots to find her son and pull him out of the carnage.  Without getting into the politics of the alleged police brutality on Freddie Gray, the thugs that were engaged in the dest…

Apr 28, 2015 - 1:59pm
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