Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Wise Saying – Part 95

  ”  He who establishes his arguement by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. ”  Michel de Montaigne

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A Wise Saying – Part 94

   ” I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie. ”   Michel de Montaigne          R. Van Conoley ( Editor’s note: This aphorism is dedicated to 90% of all local … Continue reading

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Google X

   Google Corporation has two top secret labs known as Google X.  One of the labs is in California at the company headquarters and the other lab’s location is not disclosed.     Both labs are filled with robotics engineers as … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 93

  ” The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them.  Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will. ”           Michel … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 92

  ” It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. ”     Mark Twain

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CEO Compensation

   CEO compensation, relative to the pay of the average worker, has skyrocketed in the last three decades.  In 1965, the average CEO was paid 18.3 times more than the average worker.  By 2010, CEO’s were paid 200 times more … Continue reading

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How Congress Works

  ” All this talk about rules. There ain’t no rules here.  We make them up as we go along. ”  Representative Alcee Hastings     ( Editor’s note:  Alcee Hastings was a Federal Judge.  He was impeached and removed from office … Continue reading

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Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges

   The 2,000 year old Latin phrase, ” Inter arma enim silent leges,” means  ” In times of war, the laws fall silent.”    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia recently gave a lecture before a class of law students … Continue reading

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Hang The Dirtballs In Public

   In my lifetime, I never expected to discover a topic as sleazy and sordid as the actions of the Roman Catholic Church.  The Catholic Church intentionally hid the actions of pedophile priests who continued to molest young children.  Father … Continue reading

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