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Merchant marine experience on ocean research and oil exploration vessels in my youth. Ex-mechanical engineer, oil exploration equipment industry, commercial and military aerospace industries, SCUBA diving and respiratory protective breathing apparatus industries. Sport skin diver, spear fisher, scuba diver, fisherman, boat owner, football player, tennis player, husband, father, math teacher. Ex-Republican, not a fan of the Democratic Party either. Not very impressed with the reasoning ability of Progressives either, who seem gullible and incapable of envisioning the negative consequences of trying to create Utopia by law, but have a soft spot for them anyway because their heart is often in the right place. Long time interests include: political philosophy, ethics, economics, banking and monetary systems, criminology, the Second Amendment and gun control.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 7, 2008 Shark Poop Causes 2008 Financial Crisis
Department of Fish and Game, Nobel prize winning economists, and fifty year old fisherman discover the cause of the 2008 financial crisis is ... shark poop!
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 12, 2008 What is the World Coming To, if You Cannot Count on SNOPES???
The SPP may be one of the most important Bush Administration programs that you never heard of. Why not? Well, if you knew that it is designing the North American Union, you might not approve. Better you should not know about it until it is a done deal.
(15 comments) SHARE Thursday, November 22, 2007 DISSING THE FED AND RON PAUL
Examines why critics might not be attracted to Ron Paul and why institutions need reform not fresh faces. Discusses defects of the Federal Reserve, FRN creation, inflation, Fed secrecy, inside knowledge of monetary policy, losers and gainers, tax distortions, erosion of savings, and erosion of Social Security benefits. Proposes a gold currency in parallel with FRNs and discusses benefits.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Let's Make a Deal, Part I - Green Shoots, World Great Depression, or a Brand New Car!
This article is dedicated to Monty Hall, host of the old TV game show "Let's Make a Deal". The "Monty Hall problem" involving three doors, two goats and a car was deceptively simple, stumping average people and university professors of mathematics alike. In my mind, it is a terrific metaphor for the problem of our modern banking/monetary system - simple, but so deceptive that few really understand it.
(5 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 7, 2009 The Article "MOUNTAIN OF DEBT" is a Pile of Poop
When reading about the financial crisis in the mainstream media, what is not said is more important that what is said. It is incumbent on the reader then, to do his own research and fill in the blanks as to the true nature of the debt and its causes.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 20, 2008 Got Food?
Politics, finance, militarism, economics, education, and media control are all part of the game plan of the globalist elites. But, what is the game plan and the end game?
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 5, 2008 I Hate Cooked Bananas in My Veins
Ben Bernanke has the solution to the banks' banking crisis. If some people cannot pay their home loans, then change the "amount-owed" number on their loan to a smaller number, and voila! Problem solved.
Oh, he hasn't got around to mentioning how yet, but he will eventually. Mark my words, Government WILL find a way to tax YOU to cover the bankers' losses.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, December 24, 2007 Reforming the "Private-Benefit" Corporation
A discussion of public interest, public/private, and private-interest corporations, individual enterprises, capitalism, free markets, Constitutional checks and balances, and corporate reform.