Monthly Archives: November 2011

What’s the Next McDonalds’ Toy Going to Be? by C. Headrick

The government wants McDonalds to stop selling Happy Meals because the toy makes kids fat.  Weird since the kids can’t eat the toy.  Nonetheless, San Francisco passed the Healthy Meal Incentive Ordinance which bans toys with fast food meals effective … Continue reading

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Update on the Trillion Dollar Meltdown by Kithy

I’m a little closer to understanding the meltdown. Here’s the key to the meltdown. Financiers borrowed money against products they didn’t own to bet whether or not the borrowers would pay. They invented a fantasy football type of finance. Fantasy … Continue reading

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Collective Bargaining with Government Unions by C. Headrick

We the taxpayers have been left out of the collective bargaining with our government workers and I think it’s time we take part. Union Rep:  We want raises.  We want gold-plated benefits and we do not want to pay very … Continue reading

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Financial Meltdown by Kithy

I just read Trillion Dollar Meltdown by Charles Morris. He understands the recent meltdown and high finance a lot better than me. After reading this, here is my understanding: Every financial meltdown has been the result of high leverage. The … Continue reading

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Insuranced to Death by Kithy

I am sick to death of paying for insurance. I know I need it, but does it have to be so darn expensive? What happened to catastrophic insurance? The cheap stuff that only pays for exorbitant expenses that rarely occur?

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Is Mr. Gore a Liar? by T. Hughes

Is Al Gore’s Global Warming real? Check out this NASA website showing the North Pole moving north. http://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/lookingatearth/29dec_magneticfield.html Al Gore is trying to pull the sheep’s wool over everyone’s eyes to sell carbon coupons and get rich rather than telling … Continue reading

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Blame the Republicans, Again by S. Held

Mr. President – How dare you?!  You go on live television blaming Republicans for the failed debt deadline.  Do you not realize Republicans and Democrats ‘work’ for the same company (i.e., the United States federal government)?  While I was working … Continue reading

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Easy Election Decision: Conservative Republican or Liberal Democrat by C. Headrick

2012 is an easy election decision.  You either vote for the Conservative Republican or Obama, the Liberal Democrat. If a third party hops in, ignore it.  If you want more of Obama’s accomplishments, vote for him.  If you don’t, vote … Continue reading

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It Never Was About the Environment by C. Headrick

The Important Greenhouse Gases (except water vapor) U.S. Department of Energy, (October, 2000) (all concentrations expressed in parts per billion) Natural additions Man-made additions Total (ppb) Concentration Percent of Total   Carbon Dioxide 68,520 11,880 368,400 99.438%  Methane 577 320 … Continue reading

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Abortion Losing Steam by Tbird

Abortion has been legal in all fifty states during all nine months of pregnancy since 1973. In the last couple of decades, however, abortion has been losing ground as more and more people have come to realized that a pregnancy … Continue reading

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