The art of extrapolation?

In making decisions it is a handy technique to be able to project, extend, or expand from known data or experience into an area not known or experienced so as to arrive at a usually conjectural conclusion about an unknown.  So as the template used for...

A new religion forming?

     From anthropology the definition of religion: a set of attitudes, beliefs and practices pertaining to power characteristics of reality.      From sociology comes this definition: a system of beliefs and practices by means of which a group of...

Opera? Rocking

A first in the rock world, an entire album devoted to one story theme! Who would have thought that The Who would be so successful!

And they're doing it again!

We've been taught that FDR and his New Deal saved the country during the 'Great Depression'.  Well for some reason we've been taught and believe a falsehood.  As more information comes out and is studied and analyzed it becomes painfully obvious that...

Querulous Quails

Querulous Quails complaining and carping Nodding in unison That should not be Not inquisitive on method Just fix it now Never mind that those fences will pen and control Never mind that the sheltering roof Limits nay prohibits...

Queen anyone?

She keeps her Moet et Chandon In her pretty cabinet 'Let them eat cake' she says Just like Marie Antoinette A built-in remedy For Kruschev and Kennedy At anytime an invitation You can't decline Caviar and...

Thanksgiving lesson lost

There has been much misunderstood about the first years of colonization in the Plymouth Plantation and the first Thanksgiving. The structure of the colony that the Pilgrims set up in 1620 was all property was held in common (communal) and all food...

It's all Bush's fault

Read this, for me it was old news, but I'll just pass it along for your information. http://www.thoughts.com/Den_of_Iniquity/the-truth-about-bushs-tax-cuts

Mascots?

Let's see; the Bald Eagle symbol of strength and courage chosen to be the symbol of America, the Donkey symbol of  stubbornness, patience and gentleness was chosen by the Democrat party, the Elephant symbol of wisdom, nobility, and strength...

Monty Python foresaw OWS

Way back in 1979 the group Monty Python gave us a picture of the logic that is on display in the streets today. Does any of this sound familiar?  With just a small amount of substitution it echoes the hatred of capitalism now on display...

Prime example of bureaucratic logic???

EU bans claim that water can prevent dehydration Brussels bureaucrats were ridiculed yesterday after banning drink manufacturers from claiming that water can prevent dehydration. NHS health...

Break through for Heart patients

Using the stem cells that have grown up with us and are our very own adult stem cells! Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy (CNN) -- On a June day in 2009, a 39-year-old man named Ken Milles lay on...

The year's Harvest

No matter the troubles No matter the strife We all have had When all is considered More to treasure More to celebrate for in our storms when our resources depleted did come unexpected unlooked for strength and support ...

Pondering income inequity

In 1918, John D. Rockefeller's fortune accounted for more than half of 1 percent of total private wealth. To compile the same half of 1 percent of the total private wealth in the United States today, you'd have to combine the fortunes of Microsoft's...

From our Chinese "friends"

Why get a legitimate Id when an illegal one is almost as good?   The real problem is who is getting them!

Just because!

Something peppy to brighten your mood! Something for tomorrow, maybe?

DNC is for the working man?

One of the cherished fictions is that the Democrat Party is for the working man.  A few days ago I found an article about the resolution to a lawsuit in Michigan where union dues was automatically deducted from benefits paid to family care givers of...

Whose bright idea?

  Homecare Providers Win Settlement with State to Permanently Stop Childcare Unionization Scheme Right to Work Foundation attorneys continue federal class action lawsuit against union officials to recover millions in illegally confiscated dues...

Church?

  What is it?  How do you see it?  Your answer says much.  It can tell us how we allow it to work in our lives. Is it a social country club where you can associate with congenial people of like mind? or Is it the triage unit of an institution...

How Obama wins?

Let's see, how over his political career our most honorable compassionate President has achieved his political goals. In order to not have an expensive primary vote against a well respected civil rights incumbent Illinois State Senator, Carol...

Departing Wish

Wither away my friend? May God in his grace prosper your efforts! May sunshine and roses line your paths! On the seas of life may it be fair winds and following seas! Of burdens you carry only the light! May your circle of travel return...

Prophecy: What happen to the city?

In the times of Phoencia, one of the great cities was known as Tyre.  It was rich and very powerful.  It had alliances with Assyria, Israel and Egypt.  It had great buildings, temples and harbor. Around 671BC it chose the wrong side between Egypt and...

And the world turned upside down!

As Europe demonstrates what happens when "you run out of other people's money". We are instituting redistributionist policies. China has instituted some capitalist policies. We are asserting more government control of private enterprise. ...