Why does the government want to kill jobs?

The government claims they want to create jobs.  They scream it out from the mountain tops, “We want more jobs!”  They even get up on their tippy toes, hold the bullhorn up high, and bellow out, “We not only want jobs, but we want high paying jobs!” So, if this is what the government says, […]

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But, what if house prices keep dropping?

BUT, WHAT IF HOUSE PRICES KEEP DROPPING? Here’s a BUT question I encountered a lot while searching for property in Florida in late 2010.  Seemed like the conventional thinking was property prices were going to drop to zero.  I remember a particular encounter when this question popped up.  It was during a bank visit to […]

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“… find something else to produce.”

” … find something else to produce.”  That’s the message from an article in the International Business Times about the United Kingdom (UK) steel industry. And, the message is ridiculous; makes no sense; shows the author hasn’t thought things through; doesn’t have a true understanding of the problem. Why? Well, I think it’s best explained […]

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The Origin of ANZAC Day

Many years ago, while stationed at Woomera, South Australia, as a member of the US Air Force, I wrote an article about ANZAC Day and it appeared in the local paper. With ANZAC Day 2016 fast approaching, I thought it may be appropriate to dust it off and share it with any folks out there […]

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P-40 vs Zero: Dogfight over China.

I remember many years ago while working in the Aero-Propulsion Laboratory at Wright-Patterson, Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio listening to a man telling war stories; real war stories – sit up in your chair and hang onto every word – war stories. It was in the early 1990s.  The audience was packed in like […]

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