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Stocks?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/25/2016

The following is a direct quote from part of a column from April 19th Wall Street Journal.  "Big company shares are getting more expensive, even as their prospects dim, and the bond market suggests that clouds are...

Andrew Higgins - Donald Trump

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/18/2016

The greatest war in American history, was World War Two (WWII).  Most readers of this screed, will not possibly remember it.  I was but seven when it started, but I do remember it, and have been fascinated about it ever...

Where did the jobs go?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/11/2016

The general opinion is that the manufacturers, factories, and of course jobs, have all gone overseas because the Chinese work for peanuts and Bangladesh shirt makers work for maybe cracker crumbs.  At any rate, Trump is...

Current Events

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/04/2016

The Minimum Wage In many states currently, the local legislature has raised the minimum wages to $10, $12, and even $15 per hour.  The US minimum wage is (I think) $7.25 or thereabouts.  Minimum wage laws are simply...

Hillary Quotes

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/28/2016

In regards to gun control:  "What stands in the way?  One of the most powerful lobbies in our country.  The NRA, that intimidates and bullies legislators and governors into doing what they want. This must...

Islamic Teachings

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/21/2016

One of the world's most important Islamic mosques is  the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.  It is considered the religion's holiest site outside of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.  From it, on two of the mosque's...

Smokey and the Establishment (Bandit)

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/14/2016

You surely must remember one of the funniest movies ever made, (At least to me), and that is "Smokey and the Bandit," with Burt Reynolds and Sally Field, with Jerry Reed driving the big Peterbuilt.  (Peterbuilts...

A Job Killer

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/07/2016

Many say that jobs going overseas are major job killers, and I cannot disagree with that supposition.  Going back 125 years, all the woolen mills in New England shut down and all went south.  Those huge, rambling mills...

Are Mutual Funds Safe?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/29/2016

Millions and millions of Americans store their dollars in mutual funds, thinking they are the same as a bank account, only they pay a bit more interest.  Those who trust mutual funds also think they are instantly liquid, and...

Obama

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/24/2016

In a country where we take notice of many facets of our public figures' lives, doesn't it seem odd that there's so little we know about our current president, Barack Hussein Obama? For example, we know that the...

We Want to be Friendly

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/18/2016

Jiggs McDonald, NHL Hall of Fame broadcaster, speaking in Ontario, said: "I am truly perplexed that so many of my friends are against another mosque being built in Toronto. “I think it should be the...

Is Cheap Oil Good?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/01/2016

A year ago, oil was around $100 per barrel, and now it is about $30.  This is a drop of 70%!  I bought gas for $1.45 last week, and a year ago, $4 was the norm.  Is this good for America?  Why did it...

Trump ... Again?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/26/2016

The 'neocon' National Review has said that Trump is ignorant and not fit to govern.  Oh Wow!  The prefix 'neo' means simply not all or part, or an imitation.  All real 'conservatives'...

A Few Letters

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/18/2016

Illinois vs. Oklahoma, and a Letter Let's compare the two states, and see what Republicans vs. Democrats give their residents.  Fair? Illinois Illinois is all Democrat.  Not a single Republican in any...

Earth Warming & Refugees

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/11/2016

Earth Warming and Refugee From Associated Press, printed in the Washington Post "The Arctic Ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer, and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot, according to a...

A Wish List - January 2017

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/04/2016

This was forwarded to me.  It's a message of good cheer for the New Year! January 20, 2017 1. President Donald Trump and Vice-President Ted Cruz are sworn into office. 2. In a rare event on inauguration...

Nikola Tesla

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/29/2015

Nikola Tesla was born on July 9, 1856, in Lika Croatia.  Son of Reverend Milutin and Djouka Tesla, both of whom were way above average in intelligence, and which intellect was easily passed onto their four children. At the...

America the Beautiful

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/28/2015

"America the Beautiful"  Is probably the best loved, most inspiring, patriotic song ever written.  It should be our National Anthem.  It has a range of 9 notes, and is easy to sing.  It is not a war...

Black Lives

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
12/19/2015

I recently read an article written by a local black activist.  This woman is totally convinced that in today’s America, black lives don’t matter. Her whole premise is based on historical injustice and she...

Admit Muslims?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/14/2015

Let's get one thing settled first of all.  The many Republican, Democrat, and of course the Democrat controlled media, all condemn Trump's stand on ceasing all Muslim immigration, at least temporarily, and the usual...

 

 

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