There is no labor shortage, there was no labor shortage, there won’t be a labor shortage

Just three years ago, there was a chorus from companies selling that there wasn’t enough good labor here in the USA to satisfy their needs. Some were saying it was related to the age of our working population. It was bullshit then and it is bullshit now. I can’t help but feel insulted whenever I […]

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A Nation Of Copiers?

That is what John Leland asks if we are in this NYTimes article. “The quintessential American company was Enron, which made nothing,” said Neal Gabler, author of “Life the Movie.” In today’s culture, he added, “the product is almost immaterial; it’s the consciousness about it.” “What the Internet does is, it pries everything out of […]

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Clark already ahead in the polls

At least that’s what I read from Kos. I hope so. He better not continue to show signs of waffling however. Joshua Marshall calls the waffling charge stupid and asks “is simplism the new integrity”? Being a man who doesn’t believe in stupid questions … The answer to that is no. It’s not the new […]

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Small Philly Publishers Lose Street Space

Is the following article real?!?!?! By MARYCLAIRE DALE The Associated Press Saturday, September 13, 2003; 8:51 AM PHILADELPHIA – In Philadelphia, the latest turf battle involves street corners – and who gets to distribute newspapers there. Under a three-year-old law the city plans to start enforcing Monday, papers that don’t publish at least once a […]

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Why Buffy Kicked Ass

Buffy, excluding its last, never-shoulda-happened season, was one of the most unique pieces of fiction I have read or seen anywhere. It had characters that you can relate to, humor that was actually clever, and story lines that compelled you to watch. But it featured something I have yet to see in any other series […]

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