On Negative Target Fixation

When I was a young engineer, I had just started at a new company and, as part of my orientation, we attended a presentation by the company CEO, who was a wonderful motivational speaker. His talk was about “Negative Target Fixation,” in which he related the story of amateur pilots who, sometime have to do … Continue reading On Negative Target Fixation

Illinois Democratic governor nominee mum on details for his proposed pension bailout tax hike

By John Ruberry "We are a nation that has a government—not the other way around. And this makes us special among the nations of the Earth." First presidential inaugural address from Ronald Reagan, who was born in Illinois. "As a result, Illinois government is a massive retirement system that, during work hours, also offers some … Continue reading Illinois Democratic governor nominee mum on details for his proposed pension bailout tax hike

Jew Hating Fantasy Email Spam, meet Reality

I have a habit of checking the email that is labeled as spam as even the best of spam filters will sometimes grab a legit comment and given the censorship against conservatives these days I like to see if conservative thought is a target. There was a rather nasty comment that blamed "The Jews" for … Continue reading Jew Hating Fantasy Email Spam, meet Reality