Tag Archives: Waste

Message to President Obama: There is No Free Lunch

Well, we just endured another nauseating, divisive, pie-in-sky, head-in-the-sand speech from Barack Obama.  Also known as the President’s State of the Union speech, Obama regaled his Democratic constituents with promises of yet new waves of big government tax and spend … 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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Outgrowing the home — seriously?

I recently lost a second neighbor from my cul-de-sac to the utterly silly mythical belief that they had “outgrown the house.”  It kind of shakes me up because both of these homeowners were persons whom I considered fellow followers of … Continue reading

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Products and Services you should NEVER buy (continued)

Because it seems to be generating a lot of interest, let’s continue with this theme of things you should never spend your money on.  I talked about bottled water last week and cigarettes and tattoos the week before.  The list … Continue reading

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Bottled water for sale . . . Really?

I had this dream last night that I hated to see end.  I had become a multi-millionaire and won the Nobel Peace Prize, all for inventing and perfecting a method of delivering an essential product to people across the globe.  … Continue reading

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Five Products and Services you should NEVER buy

My last post explained one of my cardinal rules of practical frugal living of never paying to watch sporting events.  This generated a fair amount of interest and discussion, with more than a few comments to the effect of, “I … Continue reading

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How Government can save millions of gallons of gasoline daily and what we should learn from it

A recurring theme on this blog is that government is a terrible source of waste in our society.  Any efforts at becoming better stewards of the earth’s limited resources has to include more responsible government consumption.   A classic case in … Continue reading

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