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The Market Always Rules

Since my Chicago neighbor Pete first introduced me to Cubs parking nine years ago, I’ve been hooked! Pete and I worked the intersections in our neighborhood (only two blocks from Wrigley Field) for 5 years until he took his wife … Continue reading

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Obama Screws it Up Again!

The Chicago Cubs have a five-game winning streak! While the Cubbies are still firmly entrenched in the bottom spot of the National League Central division, they are now winning a whopping 42 % of their games! If the Cubs can … Continue reading

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I Miss My Mom

Today as I prepared breakfast for my wonderful B&B guests, I started to really miss my Mother.  Hazel Alta Myers passed away over a decade ago.  She had a college degree in education but she wasn’t a “professional educator”.  She … Continue reading

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Donald Sterling: America’s Most Tarnished Bigot?

Right now the National Basketball Association playoffs are well underway, as are the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the National Hockey League. It’s a good time to be a sports fan, but all we’re going to hear about in the next … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, My Mother Betty!

Last Thursday evening, April 24, 2014 Betty Axelsen passed away peacefully in Fort Collins, Colorado. She was 92 years old. With Betty was her only remaining child, Ken and her loving daughter-in-law, Sandie. Betty was a dutiful, loving wife and … Continue reading

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Where We Start

As a 16 year-old Omaha kid I went down the block to “Dog-n-Suds”, the local drive-in restaurant, and asked for a job. The owner explained to me that the minimum wage was $1.25 per hour, but because he did not … Continue reading

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Down with Victimhood

Perhaps the most destructive force that has undermined our American culture and the American dream is the concept of “Victimhood”. It pervades all aspects of our society and unfortunately it is permeating even our youngest citizens, deteriorating their outlook on … Continue reading

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Economic Sanctions

Since the Russians have entered Crimea to “liberate” its citizens from Ukrainian rule, Western leaders in the United States and in Europe have decried the injustice of Russian aggression. President Obama, in Europe for the now “G7” meetings has threatened … Continue reading

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Fred Phelps Senior RIP?

Today in the Midland Hospice House in Topeka, Kansas Fred Phelps Sr. lies “on the edge of death,” according to his son, Nathan Phelps. You might remember the Senior Phelps as the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, whose members … Continue reading

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Poverty and the Minimum Wage

As part of his efforts to get Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour our supreme ruler recently used his executive power to mandate that all Federal Contractors pay a minimum of $10.10 per … Continue reading

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