Déjà Vu

Déjà Vu

Definition: “Already seen”) is a French loanword expressing the feeling that one has lived through the present situation before   Well, as the saying goes, “Here we go again” You would have to be living under a rock to not be aware of what is going on in the world today, but then for those that are faint […]

The government giveth and the government taketh away

The government giveth and the government taketh away

“The government after giving me back $600 of my own money …. Go get yourself something REEEEALL Nice – Author unknown The government giveth and the government taketh away This whole scenario of taxing unrealized capital gains is a huge grab for your wealth whether your rich or poor. Some people think that this is […]

Are You Buzzing Yet?

Are You Buzzing Yet?

THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY TO AVOID CRITICISM:   DO NOTHING, SAY NOTHING, AND BE NOTHING. –ARISTOTLE Are you buzzing yet? I’ve noticed an increased phenomenon with people today using buzz words. You know the things like I need to “monetize” that or “the new normal” and I don’t know about you, but it makes […]

Are we turning into a welfare state

Are we turning into a welfare state

“There are weapons that are simply thoughts, attitudes, prejudices – to be found only in the minds of men. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy, and a thoughtless, frightened search for a scapegoat has a fallout all its own.” – Rod Sterling. Are we turning into a welfare state? There is […]

Pumpkins and Thanksgiving

Pumpkins and Thanksgiving

“For pottage and puddings and custards and pies Our pumpkins and parsnips are common supplies, We have pumpkins at morning and pumpkins at noon, If it were not for pumpkins, we should be undoon.” – Pilgrim verse, circa 1633   With Thanksgiving here, I thought about old traditions that seem to continue each year, and […]

What’s Going On

What’s Going On

WHAT’S GOING ON  Mother, mother, there’s too many of you crying, Brother, brother, brother, there’s far too many of you dying, You know we’ve got to find a way, to bring some lovin’ here today, Father, father We don’t need to escalate, You see, war is not the answer, For only love can conquer hate, […]