Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Emporer’s New Clothes


The Emperor’s New Clothes are Becoming Transparent Or, Paying the Piper Recently I read an article that was a basic reality check for the United States economic system. We are bankrupt! …and we don’t know it or, more precisely, have … Continue reading

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The Coming Famine?!?!


The Future of Food I just read a book review from the New York Times, (NYT), entitled, The Coming Famine. Needless to say, aside from the scary title the Times review goes on to paint a picture of gloom based … Continue reading

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Duck & Cover


Hey! Baby-Boomers! Remember Duck & Cover? Well It’s Back! Back in the day at the height of the Cold War, Duck and Cover was a program designed to safeguard the nation’s population in the event of an atomic attack, principally … Continue reading

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The Naked Communist


Lest We Forget…! It has been my experience of late that many contemporaries, most especially those born after 1970 have little experience with the threat of Communism. In fact, many mock the fears of the post war generation and their … Continue reading

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Brrr! Baby, It’s Cold Outside… Well Not Yet!


Snug As a Bug In a Rug We received our delivery of 2 tons of nut sized anthracite coal in 40# bags yesterday. So I spent about an hour and 20 minutes restacking the coal onto my storage pallets. Along … Continue reading

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Show Me d’Money


Bandits, Highwaymen, & Our Government Up to now it has only been a rumor, but the temptation of multiple trillions of $$$ in assets is attracting government bureaucrats like mosquitoes to a back porch light. It now seems that the … Continue reading

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WAR!?!?


The Diabolic Nature of War Traditionally throughout history, war has been resorted to for seemingly noble reasons. Usually based on national sovereignty, it rallies its citizenry around vague concepts of patriotism, but in essence the nature of war generally boils … Continue reading

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