Category Archives: National Debt

“TANSTAAFL” …… Isaac Asimov

As I read about the debate over net neutrality (free equal internet access) I am reminded of things that started off free or nearly free, later became accepted as a necessity and then went up in cost from there . … Continue reading

Posted in National Debt, Society, The Future, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

John Stewart the New Rush Limbaugh

“If it turns out that President Barack Obama can make a deal with the most intransigent, hardline, unreasonable, totalitarian mullahs in the world, but not with Republicans, maybe he’s not the problem!” – Jon Stewart Perhaps he can make a deal   because … Continue reading

Posted in National Debt, politics, Society, The Future, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Magical and Incredible Disappearing News

I am not denying the importance of the Boston Marathon Bombings. but it makes we wonder just how important were they. Since the bombings occurred we have had an earthquake in China that killed hundreds, North Korea still stands poised … Continue reading

Posted in National Debt, Political Correctness, politics, Society, The Future, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wedges, Splitting Logs, and The U.S. Government

I keep hearing the same old tired platitudes from our congress and executive branch. I wonder when was the last time you heard something that was really new? Can You remember when something truly new was proposed other than a … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Problem Solving, National Debt, politics, Society, The Future, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

A Short Lesson In National Debt – Is There Really Any Difference Between a Million and a Trillion?

Everette Dirksen  a politician from Illinois, about 40 years ago made a comment about the federal budget. His comment about controlling the federal budget  was ,” You know, a million here a million there and  pretty soon it all starts to add up.” We … Continue reading

Posted in National Debt, politics, Society, The Future, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment