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February 20, 2009

A Eulogy for a Dear Friend I Didn’t Like Very Much

Pontiac is dead.  Saturn is dead.  Hummer is dead.  The plug on Saab’s life-support machine is only loosely in the socket.  As a car guy and a GM fan (all you Ford guys can mock me but you know how it is) I should be terribly sad about the state of The General but honestly, I’m not. (more…)

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More of the Same

Should I be worried that our nation’s calls for change are being answered with more of what got us into this mess coupled with depression-era economic strategies?  Should it concern me that FDR’s failed policies are being touted as the roadmap for how we are going to turn our economy around?  Should the fact that the most liberal-voting member of Congress has become our President and is taking 50 billion dollars from people that *can* pay their mortgages and is giving it to people that can’t cause me concern that we are becoming a socialist nation? (more…)

February 17, 2009

Evil Geniuses or Incompetent Idiots

Right now I am trying to figure out whether the current Financiapocalypse is a result of Democratic subterfuge, Republican conniving, or just plain old-fashioned incompetence.  Sliced any way the situation still looks bad. (more…)

February 2, 2009

You’re DOING IT WRONG! – Using “the” language

Filed under: Big Help for Small Minds — billcutshall @ 11:12 am
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It is difficult for me to criticize people for extraneous word usage since I am such a fan of using a dozen words where six will do but in this case of people who use the word “the” inappropriately I will make an exception.  Seriously, people,  just because it is the most common word in the English language doesn’t make it acceptable to throw it around with complete abandon.

If you use the definite article “the” in front of words describing general concepts or adjectives chances are good that you are DOING IT WRONG! (more…)

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