Category Archives: economy

Another Aesop Fable & Moral

When I read this Aesop Fable to my kids, I was reminded of a scene in an Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. I doubt anyone else will see the parallel, but I thought I would share anyway. The Goose With … Continue reading

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The House Dog & The Wolf

I was reading Aesop’s Fables with my kids the past couple weeks. Many of them are really profound when you stop to think about them and their morals. For instance, we read the one I’m copying below. It reminded me … Continue reading

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Grim Thoughts / Musings on Kids

I responded to a friend’s email about politics the other night with a hugely negative overtone. As I went on and on about how neither major presidential candidate will be able to get the US out of the mess we … Continue reading

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Wish More Would Have Listened

Early this morning, I called my representative’s office in Washington. My request that my congressman continue to vote “No” on the bailout bill and my comments about it were noted by the person on the other end of the line. … Continue reading

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Catching Wild Pigs

Not sure who to credit for this one, but some of you have probably seen it go around the ‘net a few times. ——————————- There was a chemistry professor in a large college that had some exchange students in the … Continue reading

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Show Us What You’ve Got, Sarah!

Tonight, Governor Palin, show us that you really are a maverick, a rebel, and a worker for CHANGE. When the “Do you agree with the bailout” question comes, give us your honest answer. Don’t mirror McCain. Don’t give us the … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Know History, You are Doomed to Repeat It

“The Federal Reserve bank protected them at our expense: when “conservative” bankers make profits, they get the benefits; when they are hurt, we pay the costs.”   pg 43, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim … Continue reading

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