Month: May 2016

SEIU Going for 22% Pay Increase

May 24, 2016

Taxpayers and business owners of California, lest you thought that our beloved Legislature was done with you, think again. The other shoe is about to drop on your fiscal head. While you are toiling away at your jobs with the shadow of a fifteen dollar an hour minimum wage hanging over your head, standby. The […]

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Pregnancy Scare on Airplane

May 21, 2016

When speaking about popular culture, I have heard it claimed that movies with historical settings often show you more about modern culture than they do what really happened in the past. Movies like Mel Gibson’s “The Patriot ” and Russell Crowe’s “Noah ” come to mind. I’m sure that my readers can name several other […]

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Minors and Microsoft Band 2

May 17, 2016

My son is an avid reader and as an incentive to push him, we offered him some cash if he would get a certain point value by the end of the school year. (Each book he reads at school has a point system based on content and grade level.) Earlier this month, he achieved the […]

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Review: Golden 1 Forces Quicken Use

May 15, 2016

A week ago, my financial institution killed my ability to use Microsoft Money. Up to this point, I’ve been happy with Golden 1 Credit Union but this move has given me pause to consider moving my finances to another business. Three reasons why I’m not happy: • Golden 1 lied • Quicken is inferior • […]

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Jim Cooper’s Funny Business

May 14, 2016

I was minding my own business today when I saw the most incredible thing, this framed sign was next to the ice tea dispenser in the Elk Grove Dos Coyotes restaurant. Jim Cooper—our local Democrat Assembly member is the small business of the month. Where is this award from; perhaps Texas? Cooper is a waste […]

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Kirk Uhler’s Troubling Record

May 9, 2016

Abstain from all appearance of evil. I Thessalonians 5: 22 The modern version of this advice might be rendered as “avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest”. This advice is a command of Scripture and considered both good public policy and ethical behavior in the business world. However, a glaring exception to this principle […]

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Kirk Uhler and The Just Us Brothers

May 5, 2016

In Star Wars lore, when speaking of the Sith, “always there are two”. Similarly, the Just Us Brothers always seem to need a third member of the team to get into higher levels of mischief. In Placer County politics, their go to guy is County Supervisor Kirk Uhler. Uhler you might recall, famously helped to […]

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Ted Cruz: Crusader of Light

May 4, 2016

Ted Cruz, Rafael Cruz, and Glen Beck have spent the last few weeks characterizing the Republican Presidential Primary Contest as the forces of light (Cruz) versus darkness (Trump). The Senior Cruz has stated that it is the duty of all Christians to vote for Ted and that Ted is God’s candidate. Why? Because only Ted […]

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Indiana Results: Cruz Is Toast

May 3, 2016

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Cruz, Boehner, and the Narrative

May 2, 2016

Last week, John Boehner said Ted Cruz was “Lucifer in the flesh” and I have “never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch.” Cruz’s response was: “I’ve never worked with John Boehner. The truth of the matter is—I don’t know the man. I’ve met John Boehner two or three times in my life. […]

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