Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Digital Revolution of American Education…(Blow, Baby, Blow!)

The digital revolution of American education will reduce the combination of Hurricane Sandy and the recent Oklahoma tornadoes to a light breeze by comparison. Since the 1930’s when Progressive Education and the teachers’ unions first infesed American public education, it … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Sacrifice Of The Birds

Ruffled Feathers is the latest report-that-is-not-news ignored by the environmentally supportive (well, when it suits) mediafolk. It is approved greenness to love both birds and windmills. a rather delicate balance to maintain when the former is slaughtered by the latter as … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene; (Politically Uncorrected)

5 Dead; 18 Wounded   A lovely Spring Weekend in Chicago Woman Set Afire    In a Fort Worth Convenience store, a woman threw flammable liquid on another woman and ignited it. Victim burned 90% of her body may die; … Continue reading

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Clay Feet, Swedes, Brits and Moslems Who Somehow, Aren’t Nice…

Sweden stands as the ideal of socialist Europe; the happy, perfectly executed ideal of the European Left. It gives the lie to Right complaints of human nature and reality and really, cannot be answered. So why has Stockholm been burning … Continue reading

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Health Care Costs Sneaking Into Public View (For Now, Anyway…)

Few have seemed to care what medical procedures cost since the government took most of them on via Medicare and Medicaid. Since that government obtains its money ultimately from taxpayers, that carelessness may have been not only unwise, but costly … Continue reading

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Another Tale of Two Cities (And a Poem)

Our empty Chinese metropolis awaits its best of times, when its emptiness will be filled by throngs of Chinese migrating off the land into cities in China’s long-delayed industrial revolution. While it waits, it represents an enormous investment of resources … Continue reading

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Can Private Sector Health Care Take Hold in the U.S.?

$600 toilet seats became famous in WWII, so are tuition and health care today along with everything else provided through government…famous for out-of-reason costs. Obamacare costs are now falling right into that line along with the rest. This still being … Continue reading

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Government Is For The Birds…Sort Of…

In the U.S. it’s illegal to kill Raptors. British Petroleum paid $100 million for migratory birds that died in its 2010 offshore oil spill. Environmentalists approved that fine. Curiously, they also approve the deaths by windmills of some 83,000 raptors every year. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities…

It was the best of times and it was the worst of times in Dickens’ novel; but only the second choice applies today to Stockton or Detroit. Stockton is the first major California city to declare bankruptcy; Detroit has fallen from third … Continue reading

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Silk Purses, Sow’s Ears and Presidential Pinocchios…

The liberal-leaning Washington Post’s fact checker just awarded our President four Pinocchios for a Benghazi lie. The Presidential promise that Obamacare would not enlarge the deficit, would save money and provide better care is now Pinocchio material, followed by a … Continue reading

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