The Oberlin College “Don’t Hire Me” List

One of the things that you learn when you work in the private sector, particularly in small business, that the workday consists of going from crisis and dealing with it on your feet. That's why you never see an employment ad that looks like this: Wanted:  Young Dynamic individual with college experience to join our … Continue reading The Oberlin College “Don’t Hire Me” List

How Foolish can one Supermarket Chain Be?

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as … Continue reading How Foolish can one Supermarket Chain Be?

Steve Hunt vs Robert Stacy McCain Basically RUN

10th Doctor: Empress of the Racnoss, I give you one last chance. I can find you a planet. I can find you and your children a place in the universe to co-exist. Take that offer and end this now. Empress of the Racnoss: These men are so funny. 10th Doctor: What's your answer? Empress of … Continue reading Steve Hunt vs Robert Stacy McCain Basically RUN

It’s a Trap! Pat Toomey Ted Kennedy & Danegeld Edition

"...if there is one thing I've learned in politics, it's never turn your back on a crumb." Hubert Humphrey 1957 No matter what you think of Ted Kennedy his effectiveness as a senator can't be seriously questioned. The secret to his success was twofold. 1. Personality, Ted Kennedy could be very personable to his fellow … Continue reading It’s a Trap! Pat Toomey Ted Kennedy & Danegeld Edition

Adam Smith loses his job, Is Chick-Fil-A hiring?

That is what you should NOT do. So let that be a lesson to you. Jan Bearenstein The Bike Lesson 1964 Adam Smith has lost his job as CFO of a company in Arizona after his...episode at Chick-Fil-A Wednesday. While it is sad in this economy for anyone to lose a job for the sake … Continue reading Adam Smith loses his job, Is Chick-Fil-A hiring?

Newsweek vs Chick-Fil-A Barack Obama & Democrats choose…Poorly

Doyle Lonnegan: You see that fella in the red sweather over there? His name’s Donnie McCoy. Works a few of the protection rackets for Cunnaro when he’s waiting for something better to happen. Donnie and I have known each other since we were six. Take a good look at that face, Floyd. Because if he … Continue reading Newsweek vs Chick-Fil-A Barack Obama & Democrats choose…Poorly

Anonymous declares war on US? OK you asked for it

John Sexton at Verum Serum has the story: Therefore, Anonymous has decided to openly declare war on the United States government. This is a call to arms. We call upon the Citizens of the United States to stand beside us in overthrowing this corrupted body and call upon a new era. Our allegiance is to … Continue reading Anonymous declares war on US? OK you asked for it

Netflix Reed Hastings: We’re sorry, so jump through this hoop.

You might recall Netflix created a real PR disaster back in July which gave a lot of unpalatable choices all involving more money or less service. I decided to go with streaming and 1 DVD to drop my price by $4 because I didn't want to go through the trouble of changing stuff. But 4% … Continue reading Netflix Reed Hastings: We’re sorry, so jump through this hoop.

Tucker Carlson vs Dan Riehl? No contest

The needs of a web site like mine that would absolutely love to have someone kick in $60k a year to support me and the radio show are apparently highly different that one that has millions of dollars invested at the start. For example for such a site like Tucker Carlson's it is vital to … Continue reading Tucker Carlson vs Dan Riehl? No contest

The MSM will put up with a lot of things if you are a liberal…

...having you call the cops on them is not one of them. and the Democratic Party will put up with a lot of things as well. Making them look like idiots isn't one of them either. It still is all going to come down to Weiner. At this point there is no sign of any … Continue reading The MSM will put up with a lot of things if you are a liberal…

Democrats shoot themselves in the foot! Reject Deal!

As I've already said the idea of extending the Bush Tax cuts rates on a temporary basis is a trap. By doing it in a temporary way the democrats are given a stark choice on raising taxes again in two years. There is only one thing they could do that would be worse politically; and … Continue reading Democrats shoot themselves in the foot! Reject Deal!

Obama in Massachusetts? Can’t anyone play this game?

The biggest news from the interview than Stacy and I had with Sean Bielat (other than byebyebarney.org) was the news the president Obama will be coming to Massachusetts to campaign for Deval Patrick. I seem to recall that the president came to Massachusetts just before election day in January and it had an excellent effect...for … Continue reading Obama in Massachusetts? Can’t anyone play this game?

How useless is the Mass. republican party

This useless: a whopping 96 House and Senate Democrats are currently unopposed, State House News Service reported. In addition to the one-sided legislative races, Republicans have mounted no challenges to seven incumbent Democratic sheriffs while all but two of the 11 district attorney posts are assured to remain with the Democrats. What is the problem? … Continue reading How useless is the Mass. republican party

It’s not every day that you hear Holocaust Joke first thing when you turn the TV

but when I got downstairs Joe Scarborough making fun of Bill McCollum's plan concerning Illegal aliens. His point about him trailing and trying to make up ground with this is valid but saying his plan involves having them wear something yellow on the shirt just here and advising illegals "not to get on the train, … Continue reading It’s not every day that you hear Holocaust Joke first thing when you turn the TV