Monthly Archives: February 2009

Uncertain Times

These are uncertain times.  The financial crisis weighs heavily.  The actions taken by our government don’t seem to be working nor do they seem reasonable.  I certain the problem is beyond my understanding and there are no easy solutions.  The … Continue reading

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Mark Twain – Dogs, prosparity

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man. – Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar, Mark Twain I’m finding there is a lot of … Continue reading

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Prosparity

"You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift … You cannot lift the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer … You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than … Continue reading

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Democracy and fiscal policy quote

"A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largess from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy

It is interesting to see Congress be critical about corporate trips, bonus’ and private air flight when they themselves are engaged in the same and similar practices.  Loading a stimulus plan with pet projects, not paying taxes, hiring illegals, unethical … Continue reading

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Carpentry quotes

-You only need two tools in life – WD-40 and ducttape. If it doesn’t move and should, use the WD-40. If it shouldn’t move and does, use the duct tape. -If you can’t fix it with a hammer, you’ve got … Continue reading

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President Barrak Obama

President Obama was saddled with a crisis in our economy.  He signed the stimulus bill today.  I hope it works.  I’m not very optimistic this will make a difference but I am confident in the American people.  We may have … Continue reading

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