Your Children’s History Textbook Lies

I was reviewing an assignment with one of my kids tonight. He is preparing for a test tomorrow. It’s in Social Studies/History.  To my chagrin, I found lies that he is being told. Immediately, I thought that the Georgia Public Schools must have bought into the Howard Zinn training materials. Howard Zinn is such a radical … Read moreYour Children’s History Textbook Lies

How Eisenhower Predicted the Research-Industrial Complex

Seems to me that today’s “science” research is in many ways nothing more than clickbait for government funding. From Michael Mann’s silly “hockey stick”, the 97% consensus, Ancel Keys and his followers anti-fat crusade to Emails Show How An Ivy League Prof Tried To Do Damage Control For His Bogus Food Science  and many, many more examples … Read moreHow Eisenhower Predicted the Research-Industrial Complex

College Football, The SEC and Media Bias

College football bowl season is upon us. And once again, controversy will erupt. Probably more this year because as we sit here today, before the Conference Championship games are played, there is no real consensus as to who should be playing in the top 4 slots which will determine the national champion. My problem with … Read moreCollege Football, The SEC and Media Bias

I’m SOOOO Grateful to Live in the US!

Low voltage is a common problem in India — especially during the summer months. When this happens, the tube lights keep flickering, and some of the other bulbs burn rather dimly. The Americans have a term for this dip in voltage — they call it ‘brownout’. Arun never uses any of his electrical appliances during […] … Read moreI’m SOOOO Grateful to Live in the US!

How To Be Good At Sales – 101

Our Story at Ghirardelli’s in Woodstock, GA Today My wife and I were doing some Christmas shopping today at the outlet mall in Woodstock, GA. I generally am not the biggest fan of going to these kind of stores because a lot of times the sales folks are too pushy or could care less.   I … Read moreHow To Be Good At Sales – 101

SMOKING Deal on Portable Lighting – Nov 24, 2017

Folks, I’ve talked about the need for portable, back up lighting before.  It’s a critical item to have for your preps as well as for if you need outside light for having people over and such. I’ve had my eye on this Gear Aid FLUX 20,800 mAh Rechargeable Light and Portable Power Station with 82 LEDs for … Read moreSMOKING Deal on Portable Lighting – Nov 24, 2017

Why Using Wood in Renewable Energy Calculations is Just…Silly

I’m quote directly from Howard Hayden’s amazing book, “Energy: A Textbook.”  You should buy this book actually, if you are at all interested in energy. Not a tough read. You will have to pause and let the stuff sink in, but you can grasp it AND you will be a better person for the effort. … Read moreWhy Using Wood in Renewable Energy Calculations is Just…Silly