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Best gifts of 2020

2020 sucked. So, in the middle of the worst year ever, there were a few things that made me happy- and might solve your last minute gift giving dilemmas (or not, since Republican scrooges in Congress might have you on the edge of getting evicted, personal bankruptcy and in a line at the foodbank). Of Read More

How to pull Wright State back from the self-inflicted sinking

Warning. This is a Too Long/Didn’t Read post (TL/DR). It’s a story in 3 acts. The first 2 happened, aptly, on Pearl Harbor day. The first, has Wright State shooting itself in the foot once again. The Second act is Dr. No’s speech to the faculty senate. The third act, is written in the future, Read More

The Party should be over for the Political Parties

Winning teams have deep benches. The NFL continues to electrify week after week because of the “next man up” reality. No matter how good you are, there’s someone working to take your spot, aspiring to be your replacement. And, that’s what’s missing from American politics, with our two party system that’s all about keeping fossils Read More

Turner now hates losing at the auction

Congressman Mike Turner has never had a problem taking money for his services. Every time he’s run, it’s been at least a million bucks to keep him fueling the military industrial complex with pork projects the military didn’t even want. He made sure to keep the Abrams tank in updates (the plant is in Lima) Read More

The Covid Government stress test

After the debacle of Wall Streets epic fail leading to the 2009 economic crash, the government forced the consolidation of banks with standards that included a “stress test” to make sure none of them were “too big to fail” and other nonsense. The fed’s choice to bail out the banks and the insurers who created Read More

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