Archive for June, 2012

The Politicized, Supersized, Subsidized Industrial Food Empire

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 19:48 3 Comments

A nice layout (large view) of many pieces of the industrial food machine.

This was posted under category: Food Politics

A Shirt I Must Have

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 19:40 1 Comment

White logo on black. Can someone say conversation piece?  

This was posted under category: Food & Nutrition

The Amazing and Healthy Food Stamp Diet

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 19:03 5 Comments

This is one of those things that make you think: real or satire? I’ve checked around, and everything I come up with seems to point to the fact that this ad really is a product of the federal government. If anyone finds anything different, let me know. This isn’t just a promotion of the welfare [...]

This was posted under category: Welfare State

A New Yorker on Detroit

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 6:03 10 Comments

It takes a guy from New York to write a great – and accurate – article about Detroit. So what is the difference between him and all of the other strangers who write shoddy articles about this city, as they repeatedly point to the same old ruin porn? He actually took the time to come [...]

This was posted under category: Detroit

Wall Street Pimps and Whores

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 21:35 1 Comment

Mish, otherwise known as Mike Shedlock, has quoted extensively from an article written by Eric Englund and I titled, “General Motors and the Intellectual and Moral Bankruptcy of Wall Street,” which ran on in 2008. To quote Mish: Underwriters get paid to pimp garbage. They do not care what fools, pension plans, or widows [...]

This was posted under category: Wall Street Parasites

When People Attack, With Fiction in Hand

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 17:22 4 Comments

The lesson of this post is that if you are going to attack someone personally, along with their views/opinions, you might want to actually understand that person’s views, and not turn those views 180 degrees to suit your high time preference needs for vituperative conflict. I have ignored this raging lunatic for the last several [...]

This was posted under category: Idiocracy

An Amazing Man, But Did Anyone Know?

Monday, June 4, 2012 22:41 7 Comments

I just came back from visiting my family members who live forty miles south of Minneapolis, in Northfield, MN. In March, my mother was taking up temporary residence in a nursing home in Northfield while nursing and rehabilitating a spinal injury. Since my father died, she has always had this need to take care of [...]

This was posted under category: Just Stuff

If You Love Dogs

Monday, June 4, 2012 21:22 No Comments

You’ll love this.

This was posted under category: Dogs