May 2012

The Burger King and I

On 5/16/1969, my father, with the persona of the Burger King, Summit Bank (Chicago NBD), and Countrywide Home Loans all became instrumental in concealing the Kryder Estate, along with property and assets of the Florida East Coast Railroad, aka The Flagler System.

Bill Clinton: The Better Choice

The long awaited recall election against Scott Walker is only days away and both parties are ramping up their efforts. Going into the final week of the race, the polls are all over the place. The new Marquette poll shows Walker with a 7 point lead over Barrett. However, Democrats claim that this poll is skewed to include more right

Who actually hired the temporary city manager in Benton Harbor?

Looks like it was one of those pesky democrats, Jennifer Granholm

Thom Hartmann going conservative?

Interesting to hear Hartmann complaining that our tax dollars are going to aid the poor obese. Next week work on the welfare fraud and we will consider welcoming you into the Tea party. Grab your guns and bible and come on over.

Nutrition is Good for you; Tons of Money, not so much

A Capital Idea Part 121: Nutrition is Good for you; Tons of Money, not so much

Based on a conversation on my friend Poor Richard's blog site, I had another idea about the relationship between money and the environment. Thus, I will take one more attempt to capture this relationship here.

Winners and Losers of the Economy

There will always be winners and losers of the economy of Capatalism, yet I beg to point out that the majority of winners started off as losers and only became winners because they had the chances they needed to try again and again. Coming to that conclusion I would say that every loser of the economy should have a safety net of some kind so they can get back up on their feet and see just what they did wrong.

Encouraging Michigan Prosperity: Oligarchic Version

Phil Power has been deemed "liberal" by some in Michigan.

Here, the public thinker who established a large publication conglomerate in Southeast Michigan and now lives on the dividend checks he gets from investing the profits from its sale, pontificates on how to resolve the state's issues with special interests:

Oilly Olay

The best medicine doctor is the oilly original the drug companies have always derived their products from Clue:

real plants like ginger ,dill ,rosemary you name it it has medical aps ...

read "Reference Guide to Essential Oils" by Connie /Alan Higley... anyone going throw chemo show have this life saving info

If you have no immune system keep cinnamon bark on hand ,throat bottom of feet ...test prove no virus bateria or fungus can survive cinnamon barks chemical constitution of over 30 chemicals

Hooray For The 99% You Did It Again!

I never thought I would say this but h00ray FOR wALmART too...

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Tax cheats stash $2 trillion overseas!

America's biggest companies are playing by their own set of rules. According to a recent report from two major watchdog organizations, our nation's Fortune 500 companies have $2.1 trillion dollars stashed in overseas tax havens.

To put that number in perspective, it's worth noting that the entire federal budget for 2015 was only about $3.8 trillion.