Category Archives: greed

Trump Without the T Is Rump

New Yorkers overwhelmingly voted for Hillary and yesterday residents of several Trump-owned buildings voted to have the President-elect’s name from the entrance. Equity Residential relented its opposition and workers began the process by removing the letter T transforming the complex into Rump Place. A small crowd cheered from the sidewalk. Meanwhile Trump has taken up […]

Black Friday Beer

Today on Black Friday millions of Americans hit the shopping malls to purchase marked-down electronics and toys. This frenzied spending spree kicked off the Christmas shopping season. This year’s Black Friday was an all ugly affair and the event has getting uglier by the year. The term ‘black Friday originated from Philadelphia retailers’ description of […]

None Of The Above

Millions of Americans are without work. Congress set up a hearing to deal with long-term unemployment this week and only Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) showed her face for the meeting. According to the Press Sens. Robert Casey (D-Pa.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Dan Coats (R-Ind.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Roger Wicker […]

We Are Those Closest To Us

The other day my four year-old son and I were train-spotting on the bridge over the Siracha-Laem Chabang railway. A long freight train passed beneath us. After the caboose disappeared from sight I spit onto the tracks. Fenway followed my lead and spat a gob of drool into the air. He laughed with glee. Like […]

BOEING 797

A hoax The hoax about the BOEING 797 has been circulating on the web since 2006. Claims for a blended wing fuselage aircraft with the flying distance of 10,000 miles at Mach .88 have been refuted by the Seattle-based aircraft company, although some aviation experts have sourced the rumor to Boeing itself, since the company […]