Why Didn’t I Find the Correspondents’ Dinner Funny?

  I know: I am getting old. I have become a curmudgeon. I’m what the kids in Pasco County used to call a “Wrinklebeast.” No sense of humor. Aargh! But I have to confess that I was not amused by the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday night. Embarrased, yes. Shocked, yes. Horrified, yes. Amused? […]
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Building the American Dream….in China???

Very interesting article in the New York Times…a sign, perhaps, of things that will continue… Building the American Dream…in China Here’s a quote: The new arrivals, though, come not by invitation or out of curiosity but because they need work. They are, as Michael Tunkey, head of the China office for the North American firm […]
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“Little People” Strike Back at the Koch Brothers

My brother Bill forwarded an email to me that indicates a groundswell of resentment may be building against the mighty Koch Brothers. Here’s an excerpt from the message: In the wake of the killing of Trayvon Martin, the company KOCH which manufactures paper products, is paying Zimmerman’s legal fees because they feel he had legal right […]
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The Ryan Budget is Not Just Wicked; It’s Dumb, too

According to a Jamaican proverb, “rock stone a river bottom no know say sun hot.” And that’s one reason the Republican leadership is so ready to slash America’s social safety net to pieces and hand more tax breaks to the very rich. They are among the super rich themselves and have never experienced financial hardship.  Another reason […]
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A Romney Presidency Could be Catastrophic

This is not your grandfather’s world. It is drastically different, and one of the things that have changed is the concept of independent national economies. Mitt Romney must know this. But he panders to deluded Americans who believe they would prosper in a “free-market” national economy. Some people prosper in the global market. Some don’t. Apple is […]
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Our Black River Safari

As I  mentioned in the previous post, Our Journey to Jamaica’s South coast, we were only able to spend two days in St. Elizabeth.  One of the activities we were able to enjoy was the Black River Safari.  Truth be told, our “Safari” was really more like a “boat ride” up Black River. stephan curry basketball […]
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