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In The News – Thursday, August 7th Edition
Posted Aug 07 2014 8:00AM
  • This is really bad news. As the article says, “butchers and restaurateurs are squealing for mercy.” There is a solution.

  • This woman is scary! Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn) has proposed the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax to tax at the rate of one cent per teaspoon sugar, high fructose corn syrup or caloric sweetener. 

  • This Army to rif 550 Majors. You’ve been in 15 years and you essentially get fired. Unlike corporate American where you are vested in your pension or 401-K, you get nothing since you aren’t vested  until you’ve been in 20 years. If you can’t find a slot in a National Guard unit or an Army Reserve unit, you are blank out of luck.

  • John Voight castigates fellow actors for letter against Israel. Good for him. The Hollywood Foreign Policy Committee needs to be disbanded.

  • Someone has apparently had enoughRead More]

In The News – Friday, August 1st Edition
Posted Aug 01 2014 8:00AM
  • You need to listen to what this Sheriff of Pinal County, AZ has to say. This is just one area of our Southern border. Forget the fact that the interviewer is Sean Hannity if you don’t like him. Just listen to what this sheriff is dealing with.

  • Here’s a good example of a misleading headline courtesy of Bloomberg. If you just saw the headline you would think that Darth Sidious ex-Chairman Greenspan was warning of imminent disaster. Instead, if you actually read the story, you realize he’s just intoning common sense. The stock market has recovered so sharply for so long, you have to assume somewhere... [Read More]

In The News – Wednesday, July 30th Edition
Posted Jul 30 2014 8:00AM
In The News –Tuesday, July 29th Edition
Posted Jul 29 2014 8:00AM
  • Don’t know about you, but this has totally turned me around in favor of open borders. Apparently American gangs are having the same difficulty finding qualified employees as American businesses are and this could help close the gap. Poll indicates that 77% want illegal immigrants... [Read More]

In The News – Monday, July 28th Edition
Posted Jul 28 2014 8:00AM
In The News – Thursday, July 24th Edition
Posted Jul 24 2014 8:00AM
  • This whole thing continues to stink to high heaven. Does anyone really believe the IRS’s explanation.

  • Sorry, but these people are bat _ _ _ _ nuts. Read More]

In The News – Tuesday, July 22nd Edition
Posted Jul 22 2014 7:30AM
  • James Garner R.I.P. Apparently James Garner was in real life very much like the characters he played. Married to the same woman since 1956 in a city where the length of marriages is typically measured in months. “He never fell for [Hollywood’s] puffed up, underhand ways.” Here’s another very nice peon.

  • Slowly but surely we may be making progress. For the first time in over 30 years the government has opened the Atlantic off the East Coast to oil and gas exploration.

  • This is simply incredible! Hungry U.S. Power Plant Turns to Russia for Coal Shipment. Public Service of New Hamshire turned to Russia instead of Appalachia or Wyoming’s Powder River Basin. Instead they had coal shipped 4,000 miles from Russia. Something is just not right and I’m guessing it’s the EPA.

  • My favorite part of the Fed Chairman’s semi-annual testimony to the House Financial Services Committee is always when it comes time for the totally clueless Maxine Waters (D-California). This one was better than most as someone apparently wrote an intelligent question for her to ask.  I used to think that Greenspan and Bernanke deserved a medal for answering her with a straight face.

  •         Well known economist says not to trust economists’ predictions. I don’t trust most, but it’s nice to have my bias confirmed.

    ·        Legendary investor Leon Cooperman believes the Market Is In A Zone Of Okay. He asserts what we also believe, “there are no viable alternative to stocks for investors.”

    ·        Trading at the speed of light. High Frequency Traders are nothing if not creative. They have bought NATO microwave towers in Europe.

    ·        Harry Reid says the border is secure as an “Endless Wave” floods across. A huge backlash appears to be building by... [Read More]

In The News – Tuesday, July 15th Edition
Posted Jul 15 2014 8:00AM

·        When Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli “discuss” Fed policy there is typically fireworks but this time it was a royal brouhaha. I’ve gotten the distinct feeling over the years that neither has much use for the other’s opinion.

·        Think flying is bad now. Try these seats. This looks hideous.

·        As most of you know I am a huge fan of Uber. I think that ultimately the consumer will decide whether they succeed or fail, no the taxi commissions and politicians. Dr. Mark Perry has some comments along those lines. Let the market decide.

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In The News – Monday, July 14th Edition
Posted Jul 14 2014 7:30AM

·        No surprise here. They aren’t happy in Brazil.

·        This may not help book sales. Bull gores Pamplona survival guide author.

·        Islamic terrorist plot to blow up the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and a Nuclear Power Plans have been foiled. These people are absolute idiots.  

·        One effect of the huge boom in South Texas and North Dakota is the stress on the infrastructure.

·Read More]

In The News – Wednesday, July 9th Edition
Posted Jul 09 2014 8:00AM
In The News – Wednesday, July 2 Edition
Posted Jul 02 2014 8:00AM

In The News – Wednesday, July 2 Edition

·        Oops! Apparently July 2012 wasn’t the hottest month on record in the U.S. after all.... [Read More]

In The News – Monday, June 30 Edition
Posted Jun 30 2014 8:30AM

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->I’m a fan of character actor Gary Oldman, who played Harry Potter’s Godfather in the series. I’m an even bigger fan now.

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In The News – Friday, June 27 Edition
Posted Jun 27 2014 8:45AM
  • It’s kind of hard to argue with this assessment. “When President Obama’s own Supreme Court nominees join their colleagues in unanimously rejecting the administration’s call for broader federal power nine times in 18 months, the inescapable conclusion is that the Obama administration’s view of federal power knows... [Read More]

In The News – Thursday, June 26, 2014
Posted Jun 26 2014 8:15AM
Chicago Republicans Take Drastic Measures To Hinder Democratic Voters
Posted Jun 25 2014 9:55PM

I’m sure Eric Holder will take immediate action to put a stop to this blatant effort at voter intimidation.

Unfortunately This Isn’t A Picture Of Rosie O’Donnell
Posted Jun 25 2014 9:45PM

Leslie Caldwell was confirmed last month as head of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division. Haven’t heard of her? You probably will. She destroyed Arthur Anderson and 85,000 jobs before the Supreme Court eventually reversed the decision 9-0. Another great Presidential appointment.

World Cup Mania – Ann Is Having None Of It
Posted Jun 25 2014 9:30PM

Every now and then Ann Coulter just nails it. This is one of those times. By the way, lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the United States for good reason. It’s exciting to watch and there is usually lots of scoring.

In The News
Posted Jun 10 2014 8:00AM
  • University of Chicago Students Offended By Gay Activist’s “Transphobic Slur”. Well who wouldn’t be? I am totally incensed! What does “Transphobic” mean?


  • Memorial Day kicks off summer Margarita season for me. A few years ago I saw a recipe on a bottle of Agave Nectar I had bought and tried it. Since then it has become my standard.

    ¼ C Agave Nectar (I prefer Light Agave Nectar)

    ½ C Nellie & Joe’s Key Lime Juice

    ½ C Good Tequila

    Lime Slice for Garnish

    Shake with ice and pour into... [Read More]

The World’s Largest Army Ain’t In China
Posted May 26 2014 12:30PM

Great ad from Remington Arms

Can You Spell “Caught Red-Handed”?
Posted May 23 2014 11:30AM

Here’s a new piece from Project Veritas in which some Hollywood activists like Ed Begley and Mariel Hemmingway seem perfectly willing to do a scam documentary on anit-fracking for a “middle eastern” interest.  These people are despicable or just plain dumb or more likely a combination of both.

A Three Foot Rise In Sea Level By Century End – Total Bull _ _ _ _!
Posted May 23 2014 10:15AM

If you are actually interested in a sane, and I stress sane, look at the ridiculous claims being made by the Goreistas, you need to read this whole article and then have your B.S. meter reset. Glaciers have been retreating since the end of the Little Ice Age.

Sensitivity Of The Week Award
Posted May 23 2014 9:15AM

And the winner is……..Howard (Yeaagh) Dean for his sensitive comment that Republicans are “doing a lot of fundraising off of four dead Americans.” He is referring, of course, to those lost during the Muslim terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi which took place during the run-up to the last Presidential elections and which the Administration abetted by the media tried to downplay as a reaction to an internet video. This recent disclosure of the White House’s reaction during the actual attack (calling YouTube) points out the total fecklessness of those in charge and their focus on political advantage as opposed to taking action to save lives. A senior White House official actually had this response, Read More]

The “Rev.” Al Sharpton
Posted May 23 2014 8:30AM

I’ve always considered faux civil rights leader Al Sharpton one of the more odious personages on the national stage. The best solution to his inane ramblings and hateful race baiting would be a total media blackout, but that’s not likely. The NAACP has certainly distinguished itself by awarding him their “Person of the Year” award, an accolade that was originally slated to be given to – wait for it – Donald Sterling.” Yes that’s correct! You can’t make this stuff up. Here’s a pretty good article and clip showing what a total fraud Al really is as he tries to defend his bigotry.

Everyone Has A Right To Golf Balls
Posted May 22 2014 12:45PM

This is priceless! The Affordable Golf Ball Act.

What’s Coming In Medical Science
Posted May 22 2014 12:35PM

This holds great promise! “Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new way to safely transfer energy to tiny medical devices implanted deep inside the human body.” In some cases it could replace drug therapy for treatment which would be a great thing. Human testing will start in the near future.

Rachel Maddow Puts It All In Perspective
Posted May 22 2014 12:15PM

Rachel Maddow put down her glass of Kool-Aid long enough to comment that the VA situation is a “problem in progress”. I agree. Pretty much like the IRS, Benghazi, Gun Running, Foreign Policy and the Economy.

And You Thought Men Couldn’t Multitask!
Posted May 22 2014 12:15PM
Look For A Break In The IRS Investigation
Posted May 22 2014 12:10PM

Nothing like the prospect of winning the lottery to potentially bring someone out of the woodwork with pertinent knowledge. $1 million might just cause Ms. Lerner to quit pleading the fifty.

A Very Good Interview For A Change
Posted May 22 2014 12:00PM

I’m not a huge fan of David Gregory, but I have to give him credit. In this incredible interview with Nancy Pelosi he holds her feet to the fire and refuses to let her obfuscate and lie which she of course tries her best to do. Every California voter who helped sent this woman to Washington, D.C. needs to watch this. Probably won't make a difference, though. 

Wow! Talk About Low Information Voters!
Posted May 22 2014 12:00PM

The Question: Can you name one U.S. Senator?

Question: How many Senators from each state?

What absolute, uninformed imbeciles!

This Is This Week’s Winner of the “Well, Duh?” Award
Posted May 22 2014 11:45AM

New York lawmakers are complaining that Huntsville, Alabama’s winning over Remington Arms to move two gun production lines to the Southern state is due to Alabama’s “Gun-Friendly Political Climate.” Now there’s a news flash! To say that Remington is being welcomed with open arms is an understatement. Drake State Technical College is already planning how to prep students for jobs at Remington.

Apparently Eating Your Own Earwax Impairs Judgement
Posted May 21 2014 12:45PM
 Democratic Florida Representative Joe Garcia doesn't really believe this. I'll chalk it up to "better to remain silent and be thought a fool that to open your mouth and remove all doubt."
It’s Hard To Hide From The Internet
Posted May 21 2014 12:40PM

This is so laughable that I’ll just refrain from any comment and let you see the clip.

P.J. O’Rourke’s Commencement Speech To Rutgers Students
Posted May 21 2014 12:30PM

A Small percentage of Rutgers Students demonstrated against having Condoleezza Rice as their commencement speaker and the university caved.

There’s reason to doubt it. A study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows 44 percent of recent college graduates are underemployed. A report in The Atlantic claims half of those recent graduates are working “in jobs that don’t require a degree.” And, in a National Center for Education Statistics survey, 48 percent of 25- to 34-year-olds with student-loan debt say they are unemployed or underemployed. Can you spell KFC?”

Read P.J.’s whole speech.

The State Department Turns Up The Heat
Posted May 21 2014 12:50AM

John Kerry, tired of being accused of being feckless, has decided... [Read More]

The Largest Prison Break In History
Posted May 16 2014 9:30AM

Feds released hundreds of immigrant murderers, drunk drivers, and sex offenders. Our country is in the best of hands.  “This would be considered the worst prison break in American history, except it was sanctioned by the president and perpetrated by our own immigration officials,” said Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican. “The administration’s actions are outrageous. They willfully and knowingly put the interests of criminal immigrants before the safety and security of the American people.” Investor’s Business Daily had an editorial comment. They believe that if the tone deaf Republicans pass an Amnesty Bill it will be an electoral death warrant.

... [Read More]
$1.5 Million For Study On Walking To School
Posted May 13 2014 1:20PM

This is a great idea. Since I have some experience walking to school I’m willing to study it for only $1,000,000 which would save the government a cool $500,000.

I Love Texas!
Posted May 13 2014 1:15PM

Jeremy Alcede, owner of Tactical Firearms in Katy, TX posted this sign outside his shop.

What Was President George W. Bush Really Like?
Posted May 13 2014 10:30AM

This is a very interesting comment from someone who worked in the White House. It is confirmed by other things I have read.

Peter Marquez, Worked in the 43 White House

1) I don't want to give details of conversations- it's not appropriate to do so.  (there is one exception below- but you'll understand why)

2) My sample size of conversations with President Bush is small so don't take my comments as all encompassing.  But all my former colleagues shared the same views and interactions.

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The Wall Of Worry
Posted May 09 2014 12:00PM

I don’t know when I’ve ever seen such a plethora of hideous stories and blog posts concerning how off track we have allowed out politicians and bureaucrats to lead us. One pundit aptly called it Electile Dysfunction. Come November we desperately need to send a message that it’s time to start cleaning out the Augean Stables. Here are some examples from my reading last night. Don’t click on the links unless you just really want steam to come out of your ears. Again, this is one night’s reading. How depressing!

Let’s start with this piece  and this one on one of the most odious politicians in Washington, Harry Reid, who has managed to get rich during a career in which he has never been... [Read More]

Upcoming Winner Of The Darwin Award
Posted May 09 2014 8:30AM

In a state where even kindergartners have carry permits, this guy is eventually going to get a butt full of buckshot or rock salt. Here are last year’s winners. Talk about the stagnant end of the gene pool.

One Of The Best Selfies Of All Time
Posted May 08 2014 12:20PM

F-16 pilot in Royal Danish Air Force captures missile launch.

The Night Light Re-Invented
Posted May 08 2014 12:15PM

Snapower is a very cool new product. Available on Kickstarter. The founders went on Kickstarter with the idea of raising $12,000 to start production and are currently at $369,303.  

American Justice – Not
Posted May 08 2014 12:10PM

Glenn Reynolds has an opinion piece in USA Today that should concern all of us. Our criminal justice system has become a crime. One of the truly onerous results of increased government interference in our lives and an out of control and unsupervised bureaucracy is the frequent abuse by Attorney Generals of their power. When you are faced with a group that has the unlimited ability to harass citizens unfettered by any worry over legal expenses, you have a situation that is inimical to freedom.

Barbara Millicent Roberts turned 55 on March 9th
Posted May 08 2014 12:10PM

Barbie, as she is known worldwide, has aged well compared to most of her contemporaries. 

How Suicide Bombers Are Chosen
Posted May 08 2014 12:05PM

My Politically Incorrect Entry of the Day

Jihadi Commander: I have called you all in today so we can decide who gets to be the suicide bomber in the operation tomorrow. Any volunteers?


Typical. Where is your zeal? Do we have to go through this every time? Why can’t one of you volunteer?

Read the dialogue. From

United States Ranks 31st Worldwide In Internet Speed
Posted May 08 2014 12:00PM

Hong Kong and Singapore are 1st and 2nd. ”Its upload speeds are even worse. Globally, the U.S. ranks 42nd with an average upload speed of 6.31 Mbps, behind Lesotho, Belarus, Slovenia, and other countries you only hear mentioned on Jeopardy.” Fortunately, I live in Chattanooga, TN where we have the fastest internet speed in U.S. Globally we are right behind Singapore. The problem? Lack of competition among internet carriers. “We deregulated high-speed internet access 10 years ago and since then we've seen enormous consolidation and monopolies… Left to their own devices, companies that supply internet access will charge high prices, because they face neither competition nor oversight.”

Hooray For Margaritas!
Posted May 08 2014 11:00AM

Great News! Apparently the sugars found in tequila may protect against obesity and diabetes. Not only do I personally love Margaritas (personal recipe below) but I have for a long time substituted Agave Nectar for refined sugar. It gives my Margaritas a double hit of Agave.


  • One Part Tequila (Use a good one. You can tell the difference)

  • Read More]

White House Wants To Regulate Cow Flatulence
Posted May 08 2014 10:03AM

What with our Keyston Cops Foreign Policy, Vlad Putin invading Crimea, the IRS stonewalling Congress, and the horrid rollout of Obamacare, it’s good to see the Administration focusing on important things.

Posted May 02 2014 10:30AM

Anyone who has been paying attention for the last two years knows that there has been a concerted effort by the Administration to cover up and mis-direct inquiries into the Benghazi debacle. The Administration has clearly lied about the circumstances and for the most part the mainstream media has carried their water. With recent undisputed evidence of the White House’s involvement thanks to the ongoing efforts of several who have refused to let the issue die (much to the Administration’s dismay), and without any help whatsoever from a press corps which essentially serves as a PR effort for the Democratic Party, this debacle has come front and center again. The “smoking gun” is an e-mail that was finally and grudgingly released that shows Ben Rhodes, White House Deputy National Security Advisor, prepping Susan Rice and focusing on the now discredited notion that Benghazi was caused by an... [Read More]

Posted May 02 2014 9:00AM

I have to give you a short history on the Juleps.  This is the Archer family recipe from Greenville MS and has been made by them since circa The Civil War.  We tried many ways with the Archer family to achieve the ice on the outside of the cup but the only way to get it was the old fashioned way of crushing ice between dish towels with a rubber hammer until my sweet sister, Lori who loves the juleps more than anyone gave me an electric ice crusher and it works perfectly!  It is an OSTER brand and was about $20 five years ago.

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Major Election Upset: Kim Jong Un “re-elected with 100% of vote”.
Posted Mar 23 2014 7:05AM

After a hard fought campaign that required the execution of numerous relatives, Kim Jongun was re-elected. Apparently no one came in second as there was only one name on the ballot. Voters may choose to vote yes or no. No votes tend to be fatal.

Hollywood Is Full Of Idiots
Posted Mar 23 2014 7:00AM

In case you had any doubt, this should dispel them.

The President’s Budget Is Going Nowhere Thankfully
Posted Mar 05 2014 9:10AM

The President’s $4 Trillion budget will die a quick death in Congress, I believe. Under Harry Reid the Senate hasn’t been able to come up with a budget for several years. The reason seems to be that there are certain items that he doesn’t want to have to be on record either approving or denying. Investor’s Business Daily had an op/ed piece by one of my favorite economists, Stephen Moore, critiquing the President’s current submission. Right on point in my opinion.

It’s Good To Be The Ex-Chairman!
Posted Mar 05 2014 9:05AM

Obi Wan Bernanke earned more in one speech than he made last year as Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Free Enterprise at work!

This Ought To Be Good
Posted Mar 05 2014 9:00AM

Lois, I’ll plead the fifth, Lerner will be in front of Congress today at 9:30 AM ET in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The committee has indicated that she has foregone her right to plead the fifth due to her statement at her first appearance in front of the committee. She has apparently been angling for immunity, which the committee is unlikely to grant without knowing a lot more details about what she knows. She could well be held in contempt if she refuses to answer questions. This is a major scandal that has been pretty much ignored by the mainstream media but not the internet. We should all be up in arms over the blatant abuse of power this out of control bureaucracy has demonstrated. On the other hand, maybe they aren’t... [Read More]

New Development In Treatment Of Heart Disease
Posted Mar 04 2014 12:30PM

This is potentially a dramatic development in the treatment of heart disorders. It has been used to date on a rabbit, so there is a lot of research left to do, but it looks very promising.

Lasissez Les Bons Temps Rouler
Posted Mar 04 2014 11:00AM

Today is Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) when Carnival officially ends. It never really ends in New Orleans, it just steps back a smidgeon. Have a King Cake and some Crawfish Etoufee and get in the mood. In my humble opinion, there is no better place on earth to eat and drink than the Big Easy. If you’re willing to drive a little you can take a few side trips to some other culinary Valhallas like Prejean’s in Lafayette. Possibly my single favorite restaurant of all time is Gallatoire’s, where you step back into the 19th century as soon as you enter the front doors.

Following a nice solo dinner there one night my waiter, Richard, brought me a nice Cognac and... [Read More]

Good Thing We Don’t Practice Sharia
Posted Mar 04 2014 10:45AM

If we had these kind of laws there would be a lot of politicians walking around with their tongues cut out. On second thought…

Dow 6,000…Right
Posted Mar 04 2014 10:40AM

Here’s the classic “little boy who cries wolf”. Harry keeps making predictions and when they don’t pan out he just reloads.

Accuse Jeff Gordon Of Being A Fake At Your Peril
Posted Mar 04 2014 10:30AM

A blogger and automotive journalist was adamant that the Jeff Gordon/Pepsi commercial where Jeff took a test drive as a petrified car salesman rode along was a fake. So, his friends set him up and here are the hilarious results.

Well, This Explains Everything, Doesn’t It?
Posted Jan 31 2014 1:00PM

Study shows that Liberals drink more alcohol than conservatives.

Hey pooday! Hvordan kommer min venn?
Posted Jan 23 2014 2:00PM

Hey there! How’s it going my friend? I learned how to say that in Norwegian several years ago in order to get a date with a Norwegian girl I had met. Went to the public library and checked out a LP album of Basic Norwegian. Worked like a charm by the way. Looks like our proposed Ambassador to Norway didn’t go to even that much trouble before his Senate confirmation. Pathetic! Apparently his only qualification is that he raised $500,000 for the President’s re-election. The Norwegian press is not amused.

Man-Made and Natural Carcinogens: Putting The Risks In Perspective
Posted Jan 22 2014 10:00AM

I ran across this interesting article in “The Scientist”. It casts an interesting light on the whole Organic/Natural food movement.

An earlier important perspective on relative risks was reported in a 1981 paper published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (66:1192-308, June 1981). It presented results of a monumental study of avoidable cancer risks by Richard Doll, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, and Richard Peto, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, U.K. Doll and Peto examined the incidence of about 40 types of cancer that were attributable tQ various environmental and life-style factors. They then estimated the proportion of U.S. cancer deaths in 1978 that could have been avoided if these factors... [Read More]

Always Knew There Was A Prize At The End Of The Rainbow
Posted Jan 21 2014 7:45PM

Just didn't know what it was until now.

We Lead the World in Nobel Laureates and Getting Killed By Lawnmowers
Posted Jan 10 2014 11:30AM

This map of the world from Doghouse Diaries purportedly shows what every country is best at.

Take This Job And Shove It
Posted Jan 08 2014 9:00AM

Sounds like Robert Gates wanted to pull a Johnny Paycheck and tell Congress to “Take this job and shove it.” Anyone who has ever watched a Congressional inquisition can appreciate his feelings.

All too often during my 4½ years as secretary of defense, when I found myself sitting yet again at that witness table at yet another congressional hearing, I was tempted to stand up, slam the briefing book shut and quit on the spot. The exit lines were on the tip of my tongue: I may be the secretary of defense, but I am also an American citizen, and there is no son of a... [Read More]

Al Sharpton – Climatologist
Posted Jan 07 2014 8:30AM

Sorry, there’s no way to let this one go. Noted Climatologist Al Sharpton donned a white coat on MSNBC and proceeded to babble inanely about global warming. I predict that at some point the backers of this barely watched network are going to tire of watching their money continue to go down the drain. Most of what is on this network is so laughably inane that it makes you wonder if perhaps the whole thing is being secretly funded by conservatives.

Predictions For 2014
Posted Dec 19 2013 9:30AM

I’ve already given my predictions on the financial markets and the economy. Here are the predictions that I really have confidence in:

  • Kanye West will be exposed for the egotistical musical fraud he really is and Kim will leave him for Uncle Si, who will change his name to Sienem and put out a duck calling rap album that will instantly go platinum.

Are all traders really methed out lunatics from Long Island and North Jersey?
Posted Dec 10 2013 2:45PM

According to Brown, who is a former trader from, you guessed it, Long Island, "Most, but not all."

From Buzzfeed.

Edward Snowden-American Hero?
Posted Dec 10 2013 12:30PM

At first blush, Edward Snowden is a very unlikely candidate for “Man Of The Year”. He is a nerdish, former low level computer specialist for the National Security Agency (NSA). He disappeared and reappeared in Hong Kong and then Russia with 20,000 classified documents which he leaked to the press. He has been called a hero, a traitor, a dissident, a whistleblower and a patriot, depending on who is doing the “calling”. My initial view was that he had committed a monstrously traitorous act, but as more and more information has come out on the extent of the government’s unwarranted intrusion into our personal communications, my view has changed. He may have committed a seminal acts of civil disobedience and one that will eventually be honored.

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Toilet Paper Personality Test
Posted Dec 09 2013 8:15PM

There are basically four types. Needless to say, I’m the one at the top.

Hottest iPhone Ap Of All Time!
Posted Dec 09 2013 12:15PM

This article in Forbes caught my eye. 3 million downloads in three weeks. If you are one of those people who always kills the competition in Trivial Pursuits or thinks you might have a chance on Jeopardy, then you need to download this ap. To put this ap in perspective, it took Twitter 24 months to cross 1 million users. If you’re one of those parents (like me) who are always trying to get your children off of iPhone and iPad games all the time, then you don’t need to download this ap. It is addictive! It is also major fun. I’ve played people from over 50 countries so far and beaten almost all of them because the ap tends to reward players who know American trivia. If you’ve already heard of this ap, then you know... [Read More]

Time To Bring On R2D2 and C3PO
Posted Dec 04 2013 3:20PM

I’m really wondering if all those planned strikes at fast food joints is such a good idea? Tomorrow, Thursday, December 5, fast food workers in 100 cities are planning to walk off their jobs in protest of the $7.25/hour minimum wage. This is a push being instigated by labor unions and backed by President Obama, who thinks the minimum wage should be $10.10. They might just step back for a minute and consider this. That’s right. 360 burgers an hour with no human intervention. Sound very hygienic to me. Of course it might put untold thousands of Philosophy and Byzantine Poetry majors out on the street.

“T” For Texas
Posted Dec 04 2013 9:00AM

During September, Texas pumped 2.7 million barrels of oil. Output has doubled in less than three years.

Texas produced 35 percent of the United States’ crude oil in September. The growth largely has been fueled by oil production in South Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale and West Texas’ Permian Basin, which have expanded rapidly to produce more than 1 million barrels of oil per day each, placing them among nine “super-giant oil fields” in the world, Perry says.

Does Obamacare Cover Free Healthcare For Using This Website?
Posted Nov 23 2013 8:30AM

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sibelius explains.

Hudway App For iPhones – Heads Up Display
Posted Nov 22 2013 12:00PM

Just loaded this free app and can’t wait to try it. Closest I’ll ever get to flying a fighter.

I Feel Vindicated
Posted Nov 22 2013 10:00AM
Could Homebuilders Be Setting Up For A Nice Move?
Posted Nov 21 2013 11:30AM

McClellan Financial Publications had an interesting piece in early November titled “Housing Stocks To Pop Up Into 2014”. His thesis is based on the chart plot of lumber prices, which he believes lead stock prices by about a year. My view of the chart on the Home Builders confirms his call. Both the short-term daily chart and the intermediate-term weekly chart are showing a pattern that I have found in the past to be indicative of a move up. What you look for is a downtrend that is broken, followed by a basing period. In the case of the Homebuilders, you also have a nice double bottom breakout potentially setting up. Here is a marked up chart illustrating what I am talking about. A break above 1156.69 accompanied by volume would be the signal that the group is in gear. It’s interesting to note that right... [Read More]

Ask Sheryl – Marital Advice From Sheryl Sandberg
Posted Nov 21 2013 10:30AM

Happier couples have more sex. So I’ve been telling men all over the country and the world: ‘If you want to have sex with your wife, don’t buy flowers – do laundry.’

A friend of mine told me that she asked her husband to do a load of laundry.

He turned around and asked her, ‘Is this Sheryl Sandberg laundry? Is this foreplay? Because if this is foreplay, I’m in. But if this is... [Read More]

Famous Country Songs Updated
Posted Nov 20 2013 1:45PM

Artist                          New Version

Johnny Cash               I Walk The lie

Loretta Lynn              I Used To Be A Coal Miner’s Daughter, But Daddy’s Unemployed

George Jones             He Stopped Having Health Coverage Today

Glen Campbell           I’m A Rhinestone Golfer

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The Frackers: How Hydraulic Fracturing Created A Revolution In Energy
Posted Nov 20 2013 1:30PM

Here's a great interview on Instavision with Glenn Reynolds interviewing Gregory Zuckerman, author of The Frackers.

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