Category Archives: Economy

Morghan-Rake Coffee — Bad Customer Service

A few weeks ago, my wife and I bought some Amaretto flavored coffee from Morghan-Rake. Amaretto is one of our favorite flavors. We had bought some of their other coffees in the past and they were pretty good, not as … Continue reading

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Why Raising The Minimum Wage Does Not Help Anyone

Early in my career, I was an engineer and middle manager in an electronic company. At the time of an increase in the minimum wage, I had 10 technicians who directly worked for me. None of my employees made minimum … Continue reading

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Tax rate in America

There are hidden taxes in everything a person buys. In the end, only the consumer pays these taxes, and at that, only private consumers. Government workers, people on welfare or other public assistance are paying these taxes with tax money … Continue reading

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19 Kids and Counting

In my lifetime, the population of planet Earth has tripled. There is no way that the planet can withstand that kind of growth. 19 Kids is a TV show which should not be on the air because it glorifies having … Continue reading

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National Debt — $17,500,000,000,000

I took a look at the debt clock this morning! According to the debt clock, this means that on average, each American owes $55000 in debt. This is for each person, so a family of four owes $220,000 towards the … Continue reading

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Spammer of the Week

I have my own email server, so I can make up as many email addresses as I want. So I make up a new unique email address for every company I do business with. That way, if I get spam … Continue reading

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Marketing gaffes….

I was in Perkins Restaurant a couple days ago for breakfast. As I was paying my check to leave, the manager asked if I wanted something from the bakery case to go. I told her that would be a big … Continue reading

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TV Shows Won’t Record — Copyright Permissions

For years, I have recorded TV shows on my PC using Windows Media Center and a TV tuner card. This allows me to view the shows I want, when I want. However, recently, some of the shows would not record. … Continue reading

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Why the war on coal is a scam

Global warming is a perfect example of why politics and science do not mix. One is a search for truth, and one is a search for control. Recently, Obama and the liberals in the US government announced a war on … Continue reading

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Fear: Why health care reform will never be good.

Fear is a great motivator, and is useful for short term situations. It prompts us to jump out of the way of the oncoming car, and it prompts us to cross the dimly lit street when there is a gang … Continue reading

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