Monthly Archives: August 2010

Building Memories

Our company purchased four season tickets for the inaugural season of Target Field, the Twins new ball park.  They are good tickets, on the main level, about 30 rows up from the batting circle on the first base side.  We … Continue reading

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Mosque at Ground Zero

I hope you’re sick of the political grandstanding about the possibility that Muslims want to build a mosque and recreation center two blocks from ground zero.  Demagogues from both political parties are having a heyday on this issue.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Why Haven’t The Jobs Returned?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics August 6, 2010 report for July, 2010 is glum.  Despite spending $800 billion in Federal stimulus money: ·    The unemployment rate remains high, at 9.5 percent. ·    Nonfarm payroll employment declined by 131,000 in July. … Continue reading

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Tea Party to Replace Republican Party?

The Tea party is a loosely organized group that has many local chapters.  Contrary to what liberals say, the Tea party has not been planned, organized, nor is it controlled by the Republican Party.  Many traditional Republican voters attend Tea … Continue reading

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Producers Slowly Departing for Galt’s Gulch

I was in a restaurant the other day and overheard a conversation between a young waitress and a customer.  It went something like this: Customer: Are you still going to college? Waitress: Actually, I graduated in May, but haven’t been … Continue reading

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