Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why Nationalism can be a “good thing”

Here is a news story detailing how New York State is massively losing residents and tax dollars as people flee the state http://cnsnews.com/news/article/escape-new-york-high-taxing-empire-state-loses-34-million-residents-10-years A few days ago, someone posted a comment about a book they’re reading about the role of … Continue reading

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All News launches in Hotlanta

“Everybody wants ta get inta the act” – Jimmy Durante All News radio is one of the big remaining “cash cows” in radio (mostly on AM) as music drifts away to Sirius/XM, Pandora and iDevices.   Most are run by CBS … Continue reading

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“Money is Weak Glue”

Dewer & LeBoeuf –  one of the nation’s more prominent corporate law firms has filed for bankruptcy and liquidation.   At its peak, it employed 2,500 lawyers http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/05/28/dewey-leboeuf-files-for-bankruptcy/ The Dewey in Dewey & LeBoeuf was Thomas E Dewey, the one time … Continue reading

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Signs of more issues at Salem

I’ve written before about the pattern of dismal and declining ratings for Salem Radio’s radio stations – Salem operates 3 main types of radio – Christian Contemporary Music, Christian Teaching and Conservative Talk, along with selling subscriptions to Townhall magazine. … Continue reading

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Like Commercials? Listen to radio

That was the pitch on a radio commercial I just heard on a stream on a radio station in Denver.  It was an ad for Dish TV’s Hopper DVR which has the ability to delete all the ads for commercial … Continue reading

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Who was Fred C. Koch?

Obligatory Wikipedia starting point http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_C._Koch At some point in the recent past, you probably have heard the “Koch Brothers” mentioned [Cue the evil hissing from MSNBC] Fred C Koch was the father of the Koch Brothers, two of whom run … Continue reading

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What is the ITU?

The Washington Times is featuring a story that appeared on The Hill regarding “UN Regulation of the Internet” http://times247.com/articles/house-scrutinizes-u-n-plan-to-seize-more-control-of-internet This story is EXTREMELY misleading with the associated comments taking the bait.     The story indicates that the UN wants to have … Continue reading

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Perpetual War

http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/item/11497-the-nato-un-army-perpetual-war-and-bankruptcy-for-us The other day Mark Levin was directing criticism at a “Conservative” who may not be reliably “for war”, now making Conservative mean that you blindly support all aggressive use of military force, believe that you are right because God … Continue reading

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The facebook IPO mess at NASDAQ

For those who are geeky, here is the official explanation of what happened last Friday. http://www.nasdaqtrader.com/TraderNews.aspx?id=ETA2012-20 It was the software design group I lead that designed part of what failed (and my name is on patents if you’re skeptical – … Continue reading

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Connecting every dot – Church of God in Christ

http://cogic.net/cogiccms/default/cogic-history/official-statement-sex-marriage/ The death of the 22 year old black man in Derby who was shot at 2 AM when the bars close – and none of the 50 people standing in the parking lot saw anything – mentions in the … Continue reading

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