Just about me

October 23rd, 2006
Being monday and all I thought I would take a break from my usual commentary (or criticism) for the blog and say a few words about me and what I do. By "what I do" I don't mean what I do for a living but what I do after work. I guess you could say this more »

The Political Fulcrum

October 22nd, 2006
Don't Vote! Every year you hear candidates and organizations plea for you to go vote or that it's your duty. You'll hear that from the conservative Free Market Foundation and the liberal League of Wom more »


October 21st, 2006
Elections are only a few weeks away now. Last Sunday our visiting preacher prayed for our elections and urged us all to get out and vote for good Christians to be elected to leadership. He of course was concerned about moral and family values. more »

My Music

October 20th, 2006
Music is a nice diversion. When you talk about politics religion or business any disagreement is a source of contention even if you're not being contentious. When you talk about music everyone has their preference and most every more »

Minimum Wage

October 19th, 2006
It's been ten years since the last minimum wage increase. Every year it's proposed and every year the Republicans put it aside. With their emphasis on what's good for business it'll be a hard sell to get one passed next year. more »


October 18th, 2006
You go into work on a monday and your boss is in a bad mood. You have a few cross words and he decides you need to be on your own. After a few weeks at home of trying to figure out a 7-letter meaning irritable and solving the daily Sudoku you decide to more »


October 17th, 2006
This is one of those days when I have nothing to say. Now I do have a file drawer of notes for things I want to write about but often when I go to the notes the notes I have don't make sense or don't seem that important any more. more »