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Sanity Zone 12-6-2012 Fear of Flying

Posted 12-07-2012 at 07:45 AM by xan
Updated 12-15-2012 at 12:30 PM by Halo (added to categories: Business, News, U.S. National, Politics)

No, this is not a commentary on Erica Jong or 50 Shades of Grey. Brace yourselves: this is a commentary on the fiscal cliff. Such a surprise, right?

Anyway...I'll get to the point. Jump.

Take a running start and spread eagle into the "unknown." Our fiscal finances need to be drastically restructured (compared to now) and the only way to do it is to rip the bandaid off. So let's do it. Here's why:

#1 We have $16 Trillion in current...
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We Have Met The Enemy and He Is Us - Pogo

Posted 11-30-2012 at 07:45 PM by jeanpierre



Was looking at this picture today in my office and my thoughts immediately flowed to how all of us loyal, to-the-death, die-hard Saints fanatics have reacted to the events that was the Thursday Matchup with our Arch-Rival and former, estranged B*tch, the Atlanta Falcons...

This loss has encapsulated the 2012 season like no other thus far...

The game started with a safety unable to come up with...
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MythBusters; Ndamukong Suh Edition

Posted 11-24-2012 at 11:59 AM by SloMotion

"and with the second pick, the Detroit Lions select Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska" ... I'll admit, I was downright giddy with excitement when the Lions chose Suh with their first pick of the 2010 draft, who wouldn't be? First Team All Big-12, Big-12 Defensive Player of the Year, Heisman Trophy finalist, Associated Press College Football Player of the Year, winner of the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Chuck Bednarik Award, Lombardi Award, Outland Trophy, a unanimous All-American. Suh was the total...
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The Truth About Roger Goodell's NFL Crusade Against Bounties & Vilma

Posted 10-10-2012 at 09:53 AM by Halo (Nose Bleed)

I posted this in the forum and clicked the "blog this" button at the bottom right of the post to put it here. Please enjoy and comment.
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Truth be told Vilma is NOT fighting Roger Goodell, rather he's fighting the NFL owners who are a-holes, and who employ Goodell and tell him what to do.

Goodell is a puppet for the NFL owners - end of story. Vilma is figuratively fighting an upcoming lawsuit, in the future, where Goodell will be required to testify in a case against the
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Sanity Zone 10-4-2012 Business aint Government, and Vice Versa

Posted 10-04-2012 at 12:07 PM by xan

There is a laughable myth that government can be run just like a business. That managers who are good at making profits can just easily run a successful government. It is laughable because those who get lucky enough to succeed in a business think that they know how to solve society's ills.

Governing is hard. Really hard. But it's easy to be a monopolist. In fact, if you fail at being a monopolist, you should be sterilized. Most businesses operate to get as close to a monopoly...
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