The Top 3 Game Changing Industries
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Apr 23, 2017 - 8:01am
The Top 3 Game Changing Industries

 Bob Dylan said in the early sixties; "the times they are a changin".  One of the constants of life is change. When we cease to change we die. However many want to think they live in a permanent cocoon, and live their lives based on how things operated in the past. And it is this resistance to embrace the now, which leads to so much suffering. A topic for another article perhaps, but let us focus on these 3 areas where massive change is taking place now. The disruption is already being felt from these, in the first world economies.    Personal ownership of automobiles will be no more (within 2 decades):  We are moving to a sharing economy. Think about it. How many vehicles are sitting idle at any given time? Or are on the road with 1 passenger (the driver). The technology exists today, to call …

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Joanie Dies and A Piece of Americana Classic Goes…

This morning the news reported the death of Erin Moran, the girl that played Joanie Cunningham on the much watched show Happy Days.  She later went onto to star in a spin off Joanie Loves Chachi staring Scott Baio.  No cause of death was cited although she hadn't been in the public eye for…

Apr 23, 2017 - 11:21am
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Explaining Myself Standing on a Soapbox #MondayBlo…

I totally get why people would want to tune all out politics. What’s going on in our country right now is an effing fiasco; a train wreck of epic proportions; a depressing, dismaying, infuriating, shocking clusterf**k of authoritarianism, fascism and isolationism. Who wouldn’t want to b…

Apr 23, 2017 - 3:16pm
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It's OK, I'm a Capitalist

I had some work done on my home by a contractor. I was very specific about what I wanted done. There were other things wrong with my house but I told the contractor to ignore them. Three weeks later I called the contractor and accused them of not fixing all of the problems, and if they didn’t …

Apr 23, 2017 - 1:57pm
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Superheros

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Apr 22, 2017 - 5:39pm
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Boozos

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Apr 22, 2017 - 2:18pm
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Democrats Choosing These Clintonites To Read Are G…

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Apr 19, 2017 - 6:34pm
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“A righteous man knows the rights of the poo…

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Apr 22, 2017 - 10:36am
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Are You Threatening Me?

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Apr 22, 2017 - 4:15pm
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STAGES

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Apr 23, 2017 - 6:20pm
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Is There Life for Black America After President Ob…

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Apr 23, 2017 - 8:09pm
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How long do you mourn a deceased spouse?

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Apr 22, 2017 - 4:38pm
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What happened to Ryans Article?

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Apr 23, 2017 - 4:38pm
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Is Berkeley really so unsafe that consertatives ri…

Recently UC Berkeley prevented Ann Coulter, who is a self proclaimed conservative, from visiting the school as an invited speaker, saying they believed the liberal community would riot violently if they knew where she was speaking.   This reminds me of past threats of racial violence …

Apr 23, 2017 - 8:15pm
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Threat Of Major Scandal Prompted Conservatives ear…

Leaders of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) have made astonishing claim that Prime Minister Teresa May's move to call an early General Election in June this year was done to preempt a series of by-elections that could be called following a police investigation into alleged electoral frau…

Apr 19, 2017 - 1:45pm
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What The 46th President of the United States WillF…

Not a minute too soon. Someone will become the 46th President of the United States, following Donald Trump. What he or she will inherit will depend greatly on how long Trump is allowed to inhabit the Oval Office. Whether it be the full four years of his term or whether his stay is interrupted by im…

Apr 22, 2017 - 9:59pm
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Poltical Smoke and Mirrors Part Two

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Apr 20, 2017 - 1:15pm
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TOP 10 BEST ALTERNATIVES TO ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS L…

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Apr 22, 2017 - 1:34pm
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Oversexed Pundits and UnfriendlySkies

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Apr 23, 2017 - 3:11pm
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Is Alcoholism/Addiction a Disease? I Don't Think S…

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Apr 23, 2017 - 5:52pm
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The Fed Strill has Power

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Apr 23, 2017 - 10:12pm
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Physical and Metaphysical

Take the shackles from your mind. Aliens are with us since the dawn of time. We call them thoughts, and many names But your cognition requires frames   The laws of Physics do not apply some thoughts escape while others abide This body I occupy will quic…

Apr 23, 2017 - 11:23pm
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Alex Jones.

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Apr 24, 2017 - 4:34am
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