3 Signs You’re Too Smart for Your Job

One of the surest ways to get smarter is to surround yourself with those who are more intelligent than you and to insist on regularly stretching yourself beyond your comfort zone. If you’re just too smart for your current gig, that’s just not going to happen SOURCE: 3 Signs You’re Too Smart for Your Job – Yahoo Small Business Advisor. Another way of saying the … Continue reading 3 Signs You’re Too Smart for Your Job

Please Run Ted…….

To all appearances, Cruz is riding his fight with the Republican establishment into the 2016 race for President. He has established himself as the hardest of the hard-liners on Obamacare and on immigration. His likely rivals Marco Rubio and Rand Paul agree with Cruz on the health-care law though neither invested as much as Cruz in the fight; on immigration, Rubio joined with McCain in … Continue reading Please Run Ted…….

Three Charts to Email to Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law

Problem: Your right-wing brother-in-law is plugged into the FOX-Limbaugh lie machine, and keeps sending you emails about “Obama spending” and “Obama deficits” and how the “stimulus” just made things worse…. SOURCE: Three Charts to Email to Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law Updated | Dave Johnson. In the old days, that is the time before I gave up on all the cable news channels I used to get a weekly … Continue reading Three Charts to Email to Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law

America’s most corrupt states

1: Mississippi. The poorest state in the U.S. Also the one whose corruption most approaches levels in a Third World country.SOURCE:  Gallery: America’s most corrupt states. When they talk about corruption in this article they are talking about corruption of public officials and that is generally from taking bribes. As shown above Mississippi comes in as number one in this category. And as also mentioned … Continue reading America’s most corrupt states

Afraid Of Being A Minority…

The white majority in the U.S. will be outnumbered by Americans of other races by 2042, eight years sooner than previously projected by the Census Bureau. SOURCE: U.S. White Population Will Be Minority by 2042, Government Says – Bloomberg. The year 2042 strikes abject fear into some of us. Particularly those who are associated with groups with three letters in the title. That is the … Continue reading Afraid Of Being A Minority…

Man On The Moon

Washington DC – Smithsonian Institute When John Kennedy started the mission to put a man on the moon he caused a technological revolution in America that still lingers today. The Space Shuttle as shown above was an important part of that revolution. Unfortunately it seems our current pack of national leaders would rather spend their money on wars that do nothing but cause hatred and … Continue reading Man On The Moon

Creativity and Mental Illness…

This is a second post on the article from the Atlantic Magazine on the creative brain. Click here to see the article. The process of creativity has always fascinated me. Just what makes some people more creative than others? It is something they are born with or do they learn it through life’s experiences? I don’t often state it often but my IQ has been … Continue reading Creativity and Mental Illness…

People Who Care

Omaha NB – Boys’ Town One of the critical parts of what is the heart of America are people who care and actually do something about it.. One of those people was a Catholic priest named Father Flanagan. He started a home for boys who were abandoned during the depression and that continues even today. Thankfully they now include girls too.  If you are ever … Continue reading People Who Care

Department Stores…

Des Moines IA – Brandeis Department Store Department stores are the epitome of a capitalist society. They started springing up in the early 1900s and soon became an important “go to” place in every large American city and even in many European cities. If you want to see a list of now defunct department stores click here.  I guess Walmart SuperStores are the equivalent in … Continue reading Department Stores…

North Korea’s military is falling apart

Nearly 25 years later, the North Korean People’s Army, Navy, and Air Force are relics of a different era. Nearly everything is obsolete. North Korean tanks and armored fighting vehicles are up to 50 years old. This summer, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was photographed onboard an old Romeo-class submarine, an antiquated design first produced in the 1950s. The North Korean Air Force is … Continue reading North Korea’s military is falling apart

Are You Brave Enough???

Instead of helping the poor, feeding the hungry, tending to the sick, sheltering the homeless, fighting injustice, speaking for the voiceless, sacrificially giving, and wholeheartedly loving our neighbors and enemies, churches have become co-opted by secular values and empty content. Emulating Christ is not for the faint of heart, and following his commands will probably mean becoming a church that embraces conflict, discomfort, work, pain, … Continue reading Are You Brave Enough???