If I am Military Retired Can I Still Get Social Security Benefits?

Absolutely you can receive Social Security AND your military pension too. Your Social Security benefits will not be offset by the Windfall Elimination or the Government Offset either. Reason for this is simple; You paid fully into the Social Security system while you were receiving income from the military. Just look at your W-2. Is … Read moreIf I am Military Retired Can I Still Get Social Security Benefits?

Squats vs. Leg Press

For the record, I HATE squats.  Always have, always will. Now, when I’m done doing my sets, I love ’em. But just thinking about them on that workout day makes me cringe. The squat is truly the most all-encompassing resistance exercise there is. Nothing is better in terms of the amount of your body you … Read moreSquats vs. Leg Press

How Long Will a Toyota Hybrid Battery Last If Lights Left On?

Now here is something I am interested in learning more and would welcome comments on. I just read that the battery for a Toyota Hybrid is a 200 Volts and only 6 AH. My initial thought was that you wouldn’t be able to get more than few minutes of leaving the headlights on before the … Read moreHow Long Will a Toyota Hybrid Battery Last If Lights Left On?

True Environmentalism Is Not Global Warming

If Global Warming Alarmists really cared about the environment they’d focus their attention on the real cause of environmental degradation, pollution, as opposed to the silliness of “global warming” or “climate change”. They would have a much friendlier audience to advocate for change than they do now.  After being lied to, repeatedly over the past … Read moreTrue Environmentalism Is Not Global Warming

Random Quotes From Nassim Taleb’s Writings

Over the past 18 months or so I’ve become a huge fan of Nassim Taleb. He got me by discussing Frederic Bastiat, of course. But a lot of wonderful writers cite Bastiat and they don’t challenge me the way Taleb does. It’s his worldview which has me hooked. So, I figure I’m just going to … Read moreRandom Quotes From Nassim Taleb’s Writings

How Long Will My Battery Last If I Left The Headlights On???

You’re sitting in a restaurant with your wife, celebrating your 20th wedding anniversary.  You had to pay big bucks to get the table and are so excited to share a night on the town with her. After all all these years, and all you’ve been through together, you look across the table and she looks … Read moreHow Long Will My Battery Last If I Left The Headlights On???

Elon Musk, Tesla Battery Plant and South Australia, What You Haven’t Been Told

I’m doing some late night reading and came across an article  on Joanne Nova’s website where a professor states “If you have an increase in demand, a coal power station will take hours [to meet it], a gas turbine 20 to 30 minutes, batteries about a second, demand management about a second, and pumped hydro will … Read moreElon Musk, Tesla Battery Plant and South Australia, What You Haven’t Been Told

What are Global Warming Alarmists Hiding?

The Global Warming Alarmists, eh I mean, Climate Change Alarmists want us the change the way we live.  They say we excess amounts of CO2 are trapping heat into the atmosphere causing global warming, ooops again, I mean climate change. They want the world, but let’s be real here, the US, to spend countless dollars … Read moreWhat are Global Warming Alarmists Hiding?

Insulation: Why You Need It

Insulation is the number one thing you can to reduce your utility bills. Unless you’re running your clothes dryer all day long, heating and cooling your home are your largest costs, heating in particularly.  Doesn’t matter if you have natural gas, electric, firewood etc, when you are manipulating the ambient temperature in your living area, … Read moreInsulation: Why You Need It