Monthly Archives: May 2014

Nuclear Power

It seems to me… “Nuclear power is not a miracle key for the future.” ~ Tarja Halonen. Nuclear power advocates refuse to acknowledge that substantial problems remain with the technology. Some confusion also results in that considerable nuclear industry support … Continue reading

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Retirement Planning

It seems to me… “You can retire from a job, but don’t ever retire from making extremely meaningful contributions in life.” ~ Stephen Covey. In 1900, the average person in the U.S. had a life expectancy of 47 years; today, … Continue reading

Posted in 401(K), Age Discrimination, Aging, Employment, Expenses, Investment, IRA, Jobs, Life Expectancy, Medical, Pension, Retirement, Savings, Social Security | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inappropriate Tax Policies

It seems to me… “Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors… and miss.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein. I believe that taxes, in general, reduce the incentive to work, save, and invest. Taxes also tend … Continue reading

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Burning Fences

It seems to me… “Land degradation did not start with chemical agriculture. But chemical agriculture offered new tools for annihilation.” ~ Joel Salatin. Repeated studies have shown it to be more efficient, less costly, and better for the environment if … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Annuals, Benefit, Burn, Carbon, Carbon Dioxide, CO2, Conservation, Crops, Disease, DNA, Drought, Environment, Erosion, Farming, Fertilizer, Fields, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Herbicide, Insecticide, Organic, Perennials, Pesticides, Phytoremediation, Plow, Pollution, Soil, Tillage, Water | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment