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Economic Fact and Fiction

1. There is no such thing as a free lunch 2. More specifically, there is no such thing as “free” college, “free” medical care, etc. 3. There are two laws that nobody can change—the law of gravity and the law … Continue reading

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coupons on food and other items

This one would be a good one for the late Andy Rooney. Ever notice that while coupons are bigger in value, they also require you to purchase more than one of the item?  For example, in the past, Kellogg’s might … Continue reading

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Songs that belong on Rolling Stone’s Top 500, but aren’t

In no particular order they are: “Love Is Strange”–Mickey and Sylvia–how can you NOT fall for that opening hook? “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”–The Tokens–the opening vocals (“wee….eee…..eee….um….wee….eee…eee…eee…..um….wee…um…uh….way”) in this classic do what the opening guitar hook does in “Love is … Continue reading

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Adele’s pregnancy

Why do celebrity mags glamorize and glorify the pregnancies of unmarried entertainers such as Adele, Jessica Simpson, etc.  Don’t they realize that by doing so, they are engaging in irresponsible journalism? Furthermore, their doing so gives the impression  to impressionable teenage and … Continue reading

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Best instrumental works of all time

…..and I don’t mean instrumental versions of songs that would otherwise have lyrics.  I mean songs that were composed as lyric-free songs. These are the flightless birds of popular music, a style that has all but disappeared from currently popular … Continue reading

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Obamacare

The penalty for not having health insurance being regarded as being a tax is a major error.   Taxes are collected by the government to raise revenues, with the anticipated revenues from taxes being part of the budget making process … Continue reading

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Players, coaches, etc. who belong in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

1.  Otis Taylor.  The receiving end of many of HOFer Len Dawson’s passes.  Together, they embarrassed Minnesota in the last Super Bowl game played by an AFL team. 2. Jack Kemp.  More famous as a politician, he literally led San … Continue reading

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