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A sure fire way to end wasteful government spending!

Yes, there’s one sure fire way to end wasteful government spending.  It’s a proven recipe.  It works.  It’s easy.  It’s simple.  It’s a no-brainer. Here’s how … Take away their money! I guarantee you, there’s no way the government can carry on wasting hard earned taxpayer money if they don’t have any money.  Can’t be […]

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What do the troops expect of their leaders?

Back in April 1988, I attended a Non-commissioned officer (NCO) Appointment Ceremony on Buckley Air National Guard Base, near Denver, Colorado.  Enlisted troops were making the transition from senior airman to buck sergeant – newly minted NCOs. I had a special role in the ceremony.  I was asked to be the guest speaker.  I accepted. […]

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How the rear view mirror was invented …

Last Thursday 21 Jan 2016 I learned how the rear view mirror was invented.  That’s the unsophisticated but critical devise that hangs on the inside of your front windscreen so you can see what’s happening behind you when driving your car.  It’s standard in every vehicle.  It’s wasn’t always that way. “Mind if I sit […]

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What is the origin of the “Flavor Sandwich?”

The flavor sandwich was invented sometime in the early 70’s by 3 teenage boys from a small town in southern New Hampshire. It happened very much by accident.  They did not set out to invent one of the world’s most unique dishes.  Instead, the idea for this specialty sandwich came from something their Dad told […]

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Expert … what kind?

Next time you run into an “expert” you may want to find out “what kind.”  Especially, if this particular expert want to sell you something.  Or, wants to give you some advise. You see, the person may very well be an expert.  It’s just that they’re not an expert in what they say they are, […]

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