No mail delivery, but they’ll be picking up your trash. Some days it’s hard to tell the difference. Federal offices are closed; state and local governments are open; maybe we’ll get something done today.
Fast forward 500-years, and the Genetic Inquisition is hoping to answer once and for all the who, what, when, where, why and how of
I spent a portion of my weekend bonding with my neighbor, AJ, and his new power washer, as we scrubbed the algae and grime from the sidewalk and curbs in front of our houses. Manly stuff with manly toys (grunt-grunt-grunt), you know?
Our neighborhood is one giant algae farm…which might not be a bad thing. There’s a company in
This is important because the oil extracted from algae can be used in the production of biodiesel and ethanol instead of corn. To give you an idea of the comparative worth…an acre of corn yields about 29 gallons of vegetable oil. An acre of algae yields 100,000 gallons of veggie oil. I’m seeing green in more ways than one.
One of the headline news item this morning is Sen. Hillary Clinton’s plan to give $5k savings bonds to every new baby born in
You want to alleviate income inequality?
Allocate money where it can do the most good—in education. Billary's brazen, politically- motivated plan to pass out free money is an ill-conceived idea in an election cycle, calculated to appeal to the mathematically-challenged, and destined to continue the mentality of Entitlement that has rotted the core of our society: Gimme gimme gimme, 'cause if it's from the Government, it's free.
It’s not free money, folks—you and I will pay for it, believe me.
Sure there are income inequalities—because there are some people smarter than others, who work harder and/or smarter than others, and who are more productive than others. There’s no luck involved: Success is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Regardless of political stripe or bent, the best way to improve the next generations of Americans—regardless of color or origin—is to provide the best possible education.
You want to change someone's family tree?
Don't give them money--give them the education to make and manage their money.