Archive for August, 2014

August 31st, 2014 - 6:21 pm § in Misc.

Internet dangers in America’s changing job market

A new study by two economists presented to the recent Jackson Hole annual economic conference, and reported by The Economist, paints an interesting portrait of the evolving U.S. job market. At that conference, Janet Yellen, the current Federal Reserve chair, and Mario Draghi, her European Central Ba[...]

August 31st, 2014 - 2:39 am § in Misc.


New York’s ‘orthodox’ rabbis oppose proposed law requiring parental consent for ‘child circumcision Submitted by Jamie Williamsonon Tue, 09/04/2012 – 07:44 Ultra-Orthodox rabbis in New York have claimed that if a proposed law requiring parental consent for a circumcision ritual, which [...]

August 31st, 2014 - 12:20 am § in Misc.

What? No Workers? Employers Can’t Hire? How Did That Happen?

I regularly read Barron’s magazine, despite its conservative editorial slant (eye roll), because of its in-depth reporting on markets and investing. This week’s cover story asks where have all the workers gone. I’ll explain momentarily, but first a little background. If you follow [...]

August 30th, 2014 - 4:07 am § in Misc.

Yachts As The New LIfe Style

Some families opt for yacht living in new lifestyle[...]

August 30th, 2014 - 3:09 am § in Misc.


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August 29th, 2014 - 9:48 pm § in Uncategorized

Starving the troops

Rick Perry is so predictable. Let’s skip over the fact Gov. Perry, a Texan (Strike One) and Republican (Strike Two), refused to read a report that raised serious questions about the guilt of Cameron Todd Willingham just before Perry allowed his execution to proceed for the deaths of his childr[...]

August 29th, 2014 - 11:01 am § in Misc.

Happy Birthday! Michael Jackson by Firiz Mahmud


August 28th, 2014 - 4:41 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge

How much did this joystick sell for last year? A. $200 B. $1700 C. $15 D, $28,000 E. $610,000[...]

August 27th, 2014 - 12:54 pm § in Misc.

Reoublican madness


August 26th, 2014 - 3:10 pm § in Uncategorized

Why St. Louis Has A Cop Problem

When citizens are more afraid of police than criminals, you’ve got a problem. Everyone now knows St. Louis cops shoot black people with sickening callousness, but the reasons aren’t well understood by people who don’t live there, hence this article.  Other cities, of course, also [...]