Remember the Oak Hill General Store in Standish Maine?

If you haven’t read the reviews or written one of your own, now is your chance: Merchant Circle City Squares Yelp Google Maps and Reviews RatePoint (where your reputation is everything) Manta And most important:  Here is a local blog, called “Raising Maine” with comments from the locals. You can read my original post on boycotting … More Remember the Oak Hill General Store in Standish Maine?

word du jour: LIBERAL

Merriam-Webster online offers several definitions of LIBERAL: 1 a: of, relating to, or based on the liberal arts <liberal education> b archaic : of or befitting a man of free birth 2 a: marked by generosity : openhanded <a liberal giver> b: given or provided in a generous and openhanded way <a liberal meal> c: … More word du jour: LIBERAL

The Mumbai Terrorists Left Nothing To Chance

“Nothing would be left to chance. Even the times of the tides were checked and rechecked to ensure that the terrorists would be able to arrive when their first target, the Café Leopold, was full of unsuspecting tourists enjoying the balmy Bombay (Mumbai) evening.” Read the whole story here. h/t RKR poolside bodies at the … More The Mumbai Terrorists Left Nothing To Chance

The Big 3 Auto Makers Want Your Money Too; Should We Give It To Them?

“It is almost impossible to overstate the short-sightedness and pigheadedness of the management teams at the Big Three automakers. In the past few years GM executives have repeatedly derided the idea of a business model based on building fuel efficient cars and have pinned much of their hopes on selling luxury vehicles in China.” Read … More The Big 3 Auto Makers Want Your Money Too; Should We Give It To Them?

We should have let AIG close their doors, they're a bunch of sheisters (no pay, my ass)

“They just can’t help themselves, can they? Call it “retention pay” or “cash bonuses” or some other euphemism — but the fact is that your tax dollars are going to reward people who are lucky to even have jobs. There should have been a housecleaning that swept the entire top level of managers out on … More We should have let AIG close their doors, they're a bunch of sheisters (no pay, my ass)

We should have let AIG close their doors, they’re a bunch of sheisters (no pay, my ass)

“They just can’t help themselves, can they? Call it “retention pay” or “cash bonuses” or some other euphemism — but the fact is that your tax dollars are going to reward people who are lucky to even have jobs. There should have been a housecleaning that swept the entire top level of managers out on … More We should have let AIG close their doors, they’re a bunch of sheisters (no pay, my ass)

Celebrity Terrorism

Perhaps we have come to the point where casually self-radicalised, sociopathic individuals can form a loose organisation, acquire sufficient weapons and equipment for a few thousand dollars, make a basic plan of action and indulge in a violent expression of their generalised disaffection and anomie. These individuals indulge in terrorism simply because they can, while … More Celebrity Terrorism