Month: April 2017

Why Education Matters

April 27, 2017

To illustrate the difference between computers and common sense, I respectfully submit the following: Just ‘cause it passes spell check don’t make it right. Labor Security—when you can never be fired. This only applies to career politicians and Swedish workers. Here’s another I found today when buying tickets for the Scottish Games. After completing the […]

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The CRA, Aaron Park, And Anthony Cannella are all the same on Taxes

April 24, 2017

Loyal readers, the Blog Father, William, spoke about the recent “bi-partisan” tax increase at length the other day and I want to expand on it slightly.  This type of horse trading and phony math has been going on in this state for generations. Let’s start with the phony math The 7 billion that is not […]

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Einstein Vindicated Again

April 13, 2017

If you thought you were having a bad year because you voted for Hillary or have other issues with the direction of the cosmos, try being a physicist or astronomer. You see, somehow 68 percent of the universe is missing. No, joke; 68 percent of the universe—according to the currently held theory—doesn’t exist and never […]

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Comments on Beauty and the Beast

April 12, 2017

My protestations notwithstanding, the wife demanded to see Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. (Anything that passes as a musical will usually get her to purchase a ticket. Thankfully, she went with someone else to see La La Land.) Anyway, I admit that I made treks to the little boy’s room and snack bar during the […]

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More Gas Taxes

April 7, 2017

Governor Brown signed the gas tax bill one week after it was introduced in the legislature. Apparently we had to pass it to learn what’s in it because I doubt anybody that voted YES actually read it. Link: news story from KCRA-TV Per media reports, the bill is supposed to raise 52 billion dollars over […]

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Oroville Fix Update

April 6, 2017

The headline today, Governor Brown waived some environmental reviews on emergency construction at Oroville Dam. But look at the last paragraph in the story. Authorities say designs for the redone main spillway are about 60 percent complete. State water officials still aren’t releasing an estimated price tag for the rush repairs, but say they hope […]

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Diversity in Media

April 3, 2017

“Any character that was diverse, any character that was new, our female characters, anything that was not a core Marvel character, people were turning their nose up.”  Link: David Gabriel, VP of sales for Marvel So what has Marvel been up to lately? Over recent years, Marvel has made efforts to include more diverse and […]

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Professional Stadiums, Taxpayers Buy’em, Governments give them away?

April 1, 2017

After a two week hiatus, most faithful readers of this blog were wondering where I was. I heard several reports from the Blog Father.  Was I in rehab? Did I rejoin the CRA?  Was I the one who spied on Donald Trump?  Was I arrested for my shenanigans at a local Mexican restaurant a few […]

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