Category Archives: Economy

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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Circulon Contempo 18X10 Double Burner Griddle Review

Last weekend, I purchased this unit which claimed to be non-stick and metal utensil safe. I thought it would be ideal for cooking bacon. So far I have made two batches of bacon. I cook on a Jenn-Aire gas cooktop, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Baked Bean Recipe

Every so often, I get a hunger for baked beans. This is my favorite recipe. 2 Cups dried navy beans 1 Cup Ketchup 1 Quart Water 1 Med. Onion, chopped 1/4 Cup Dark Molasses 2 tsp dried Mustard 4 Slices … Continue reading

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Its not fair!

No matter what one talks about, someone is going to say it just isn’t fair. What is fair at all? Are we born with a little book explaining what we should get out of life? Of course not. What we … Continue reading

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Death of America — Why we are becoming a third world country

I was fortunate to have grown up during the 50’s and 60’s. It was a time when American’s could do anything, opportunities were plentiful, people enjoyed a high degree of freedom, and the country still had a moral compass. However, … Continue reading

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The Plight of the Private Worker

I am going to attempt to explain something which is right in front of everyone’s noses, but no one sees. It is the reason that American will not and cannot recover from the current depression (yes, it is a depression). … Continue reading

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The Stock Market — A Tale of Woe

I know people who play the stock market, and get really excited when it goes up a hundred points. Its like they just hit the lottery. But what’s the real story? Its not what you think. The Dow Jones Industrial … Continue reading

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The Newspaper That Doesn’t Want To Be Read

Our local newspaper is called the Pocono Record, and at one time I was a subscriber. I stopped getting the paper because there wasn’t sufficient content to hold my interest, and because of the hassle of recycling the paper. At … Continue reading

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Product Review – Dyson Ball Vacuum

For 26 years, we have owned and used a Kirby vacuum cleaner. It has been with us in 5 houses, and never had a problem. But, old age is creeping up on us (not on the Kirby), and the Kirby … Continue reading

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An Alternate Health Plan Idea – More Freedom, Less bureaucracy

I must say I am not too pleased with the ill conceived health care the Congress is trying to force upon America, so I thought I would see if I could create a better plan. My objections to the current … Continue reading

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