Monthly Archives: December 2011

Helping Hands

It seems to me… “Each of us as human beings has a responsibility to reach out to help our brothers and sisters affected by disasters.  One day it may be us or our loved ones needing someone to reach out … Continue reading

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War On America

It seems to me… “War is peace.  Freedom is slavery.  Ignorance is strength.”  ~ 1984 (George Orwell). Republicans brand any attempt at fair and equitable taxation as “Class Warfare” but lets take a look at which party actually has been … Continue reading

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Urban Living

It seems to me… “Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.”  ~ Cyril Connolly. Owning one’s home in the suburbs always has been a big part of the American dream.  … Continue reading

Posted in American Dream, C40, Center, Cities, Home, Interest Deduction, Metropolitan, Mortgage, Population, Single Family, Suburb, Urban | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Once Upon A Time…

It seems to me… “If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.”  ~ George Bernard Shaw. “If all the economists in the world were laid end to end, it wouldn’t be a bad thing.”  … Continue reading

Posted in America, Budget, Capitalism, Competition, Congress, Deficit, Economy, Greed | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Energy Policy Failure

It seems to me… “The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.”  ~ Ralph Nader. All energy production comes at a cost – none is perfect – but we … Continue reading

Posted in Cap-and-Trade, Carbon Tax, Coal, Conservatives, Energy, Environment, Fossil Fuel, Innovation, Natural Gas, Oil, Petroleum, Renewable, Saudi Arabia, Solar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments