Archive | September, 2011

Fall Back? Nah. Spring Ahead!

Posted on 29 September 2011

After the strains of The Star Spangled Banner and other rousing national paeans fade, we finally uncover the real America.  The real America is alive and well on The Jerry Springer Show. Here, on display for all the world to see, we find the unsolved problems of our country.  Here, the words, “Oh, say can […]

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Where are Today’s Marshal Dillons?

Posted on 27 September 2011

Seeking freedom from “taxation without representation,” our nation’s Founding Fathers feared a takeover of their newly established government by groups or individuals, a.k.a., “the enemy from within.”  Envisioning a three-branch government to circumvent such a takeover, they installed checks and balances in the Constitution of the United States of America.  Two hundred fifty three years […]

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Get Fast Cash, Legally and Safely

Posted on 27 September 2011

  “I need cash!”  If you’ve found yourself saying or praying these words, odds are that you’re also asking, “Where do I get that money quickly and conveniently?”  Ask no more, for the answer is clear.  The answer is cashstore.com.   With 270 locations in 7 States, this payday loan store boasts a 15-year record […]

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The Big Time

Posted on 27 September 2011

Guest post written by Jeramy Sparks So, Knox Interiors is on its way to the big time. Not really, but we’re getting there. I’m renovating an old millhouse to use as an interior design studio in the heart of downtown Austin and have many a project in my path. After signing the lease, setting up […]

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Dancing with the Stars

Posted on 26 September 2011

America seems to be following in the footsteps of the Roman Empire.  Witness the state of our government and our lifestyles, including our forms of entertainment.  In the ancient Roman Colosseum, people paid to gleefully watch gladiators and lions impale and devour hapless Christians.  In modern times, reality TV has become the new Colosseum and […]

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Digital Union

Posted on 22 September 2011

Like the Industrial Revolution, the dawning of the Digital Age has radically transformed human behavior and life.  Entire industries have fallen by the wayside, only to be replaced by new commercial opportunities.  Friends, family members, and complete strangers share thoughts, feelings, opinions, and photographs.  Information, in varying degrees of accuracy, rests in the virtually infinite […]

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A Conflict of Interest: The Solyndra Scandal

Posted on 20 September 2011

Don’t you love shows like Law & Order and The Closer?  I do.  Nine times out of ten, the cops catch the bad guys and hand them over to the District Attorneys to secure convictions for the dirty rats.  I not only get involved in the actual stories, the thrill of the chase, I love […]

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Look Out Below!!!

Posted on 17 September 2011

In all likelihood, September 23rd of this year will be like most days; that is, unless you happen to be unfortunate enough to be squashed by falling space debris.  Yes, proving once again that what goes up must come down, on that day NASA’s bus-sized Upper Atmospheric Research Satellite (UARS) launched in 1991 will fall […]

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The Answer to the Problem (New Jersey’s New Anti-Bullying Law)

Posted on 16 September 2011

In a recent episode of Rizzoli and Isles, Detective Jane Rizzoli is ordered to undergo mandatory sensitivity training. When she balks, the order is enforced after she mildly belittles a witness withholding information during an interrogation tied to two murders — a witness who had previously barraged the detective with uninvited sexual comments and who’d […]

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The Choice is Yours

Posted on 15 September 2011

On Monday, September 12, 2011, CNN hosted the Tea Party Republican Debate.  Hosted by Wolf Blitzer, the panel consisted of eight Republican candidates, contestants, if you will, for the 2012 Presidential race. Each candidate was given one minute to respond to questions concerning his or her plans for remedying the broken government in Washington DC.  […]

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