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SUVs, Trucks, and Other Foolish Means of Transportation

I tell you, sometimes I see things that just shake me up.    Just check out this picture that I took from a downtown parking garage that I sometimes use.  It is a site I see pretty much any time I … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Myth of American “Exceptionalism” and why I am not proud to be an American (and I’m not even a left-wing nut job)

Recently Fox News’ Megyn Kelly made headlines by interviewing Bill Ayers, one of the many controversial figures from Barack Obama’s past.   Ayers is a former member of the Weather Underground Organization who, even at the ripe, wise age of 70 … Continue reading

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What Labor Day showed about the state of practical frugal living in America

So there I am, driving the family down for our last beach trip of the summer of 2012 in our reasonably fuel efficient 2004 Hyundai Sonata.  With gas again pushing four dollars a gallon and still rising, I’m thinking maybe, … Continue reading

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