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Wake Up the World! "For Time is Fleeting Fast" TG Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 06, 2010

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Comments: 1

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Written while commuting to work in July 2010 Read More
the tediousness of working in a coffee and donuts shop Read More
Trying to capture some of the irony and humor behind being immersed in a panic attack because of a seemingly innocuous event. This is a story of interior feeling more so than any exterior action. Read More

Poem / Other

November 18, 2009

Reads: 306

Comments: 2

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My girlfriend was told that she wasn't much of a rapper. I let the world know that I've heard her drop a phat beat and it went about like this: Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 27, 2009

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Comments: 106

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Louis "Studs" Terkel: An American writer who was, truly, unique. Specializing in "oral" histor(y)ies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studs_Terkel In 1974, when Richard M. Nixon resigned the Office of U.S. President, Terkel wrote one of the most unusual oral histories ever published. Entitled: "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How… Read More

Book / Humor

September 13, 2008

Reads: 432

Comments: 1

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Chapter #2 of BUS DWIVAH! - "Communicating with your passengers (and their parents)." Read More

Book / Humor

September 11, 2008

Reads: 488

Comments: 4

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Stories about experiences as an elementary school bus driver. Read More

Reads: 795

Comments: 5

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The plight of the traveling liaison whose job it is to provide administrative "oversight" for state funded government programs and the frustrations commonly encountered by those employed to work such jobs. Read More
The possible relationship between Energy Consumption, the Global Economy, Poverty and International Terrorism Read More
The relationship between the mass consumption of petroleum energy, global climate change, human existence and the environment is discussed in terms of possible consequences. Read More

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Comments: 6

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In government bureaucracy as well as in large corporations, there can be some people who contribute little, have great authority over others and take unfair advantage of those they supervise. All to the detriment of the public interest, their fellow employees and the profits of the corporation by which they… Read More
Discusses how the concept of the Social Security Trust Fund has no basis in law and does not really exist. It is a myth put forth by U.S. politicians to allay the concerns of working Americans that their Social Security taxes are being safeguarded and properly invested for the purpose… Read More
Explains how Social Security "surplus" tax revenues are misused to reduce and, therefore, disguise the true size of the annual U.S. Federal Budget deficit and national debt. Read More
Explains how the American public's demand for higher government spending and lower taxes has impacted the U.S. Social Security System. With a view to the taxes collected and benefits to be paid in the future. Read More
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