Guest Blogger: Helpful Advice for Young People by Mark A.

The following post was originally issued at Ricochet.com. I advise all my readers and followers to drop by Ricochet, and consider joining if you want more excellent commentary such as this. Mark exactly offers the same advice I would give to today's young people. His life story is instructive. Young people, HEED THIS ADVICE! THE …

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If Carbon Dioxide is a Pollutant…

Then why hasn't the government outlawed carbonated beverages? Big drinks companies like Coca Cola and Pepsico use large quantities of CO2 daily in making your Diet Coke. And when you open a can of Coke or Pepsi, some of the CO2 escapes. Why haven't they forbidden SodaStream to sell its machines in the US? Their …

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Bill Gates does not have your best interests at heart

Due to his founding of Microsoft Corp. with Paul Allen, Bill Gates is a very wealthy, and increasingly powerful man.  His Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has done some very good work around the world.  However, Mr. Gates has an imperfect history, that should make you very wary of believing much of what he is …

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The economy is poised for a roaring comeback, except…

The Wall Street Journal tells us that many people in America are still "reluctant to travel", so leaving the leisure and hospitality areas of society still in bad shape.  And why, pray tell, might so many people still be reluctant to leave the safety of their living-rooms?  Maybe because all day, every day, the Press …

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Hong Kong is fading away as a bastion of liberty

Before 1997, Hong Kong was a British protectorate, on the border of Communist China.  In 1899, Britain was granted a 99-year lease on the colony, and it became a thriving financial center, among other things.  The population density of Hong Kong is remarkable, with numerous high-rise apartment buildings, and nearly 6700 people per square kilometer! …

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Teachers (unions) Killing American Children

Yes, I stand by my title above.  In most every big city across America, the Teachers Unions have either slow-walked, or simply refused to return to classrooms for in-person instruction, because...Covid.  The so-called "educators" who are tasked with preparing children for adult life are such lily-livered cowards that they believe, in the face of masses …

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The condition of Seattle today-Updated

The KOMO-Seattle Web site has a heartbreaking story about what the City of Seattle has become, after a year of Government pandemic lockdowns and months of rioting and destruction in the downtown core.  Here are some quotes from the story.  Bolding and italics are mine. On the ground and in the streets there is a …

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Dispatch from the People’s Cesspool of Seattle-Updated

Welcome, once again, to the Cesspool that Seattle (formerly the Emerald City) has become.  On the "Homeless" front, we have two stories today.  First: Seattle to set up homeless shelters in Downtown and Belltown hotels.  Seattle is spending their taxpayers' money to house their increasingly large homeless population in hotels.  I wonder whether that will …

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Supply Chain Signal: Chip Shortage affects Auto-makers

My readers will know that I am a retired industrial buyer.  I am still in touch with my colleagues in the Institute For Supply Management, and receive various publications.  I also watch for supply-chain stories in the business media, and there is a whopper in the Wall Street Journal this week. The story is about …

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Canada single-handedly destroys the Alaska cruise industry

This week, Canada has contributed to the ruination of the Alaska cruise industry.  Numerous cruise lines, including Princess, Celebrity, Disney, Norwegian, Holland-America, Crystal, and Seabourn, cruise to Alaska from ports on the US West Coast, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle.  Canada has now prohibited any cruise line from cruising in their waters, or …

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