Archive for September, 2006
Saw this quote on Guy Kawasaki’s blog today. Too good to pass up.
Ambrose Bierce, in The Devil’s Dictionary:
War is Godâ€™s way of teaching Americans geography.
Tags: war, america, geograpy
Saw this link to the 10 occupations in the US with the top growth rates over the next decade on popurls.
Customer service representatives
Janitors and cleaners
Waiters and waitresses
Food preparation and serving workers
Home health aides
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants
General and operations managers
Aside from health care, which is growing too fast to be sustainable, most […]
Pope says Islam is violent
Islamics react with violence
It was not smart of the Pope to quote that 14th century sentence about Islam and violence. But it’s hard to argue that Islam is a religion of non-violence if, every time Islamics are offended, they react with violence.
Here’s a very good summing-up of the issue.
Jackie deJonge is the wife of Hendrik, a friend and colleague of mine.
Right now she, Hendrik, and their 5 kids are going through a very tough time - just as they were about to move to Australia, she was diagnosed with a very severe form of cancer in her left arm. She’s recently gone through […]
Further to my Waging a Living post …
The incomes of the top 20% have grown much faster than earnings of those at the middle or bottom of the income distribution. The income of the top 1% and top 0.1% have grown particularly rapidly.
From 1992 to 2005, the pay of chief executive officers of major companies […]
Had my first Twinkie today. In 34 years of life.
The guys in the Art Prep department of my company forced me too. Or, more accurately, Dave Mazer forced me to.
Yuck. Fake. Gross. Twinkies are one unhealthy food I won’t have any trouble resisting. Unlike chips, hamburgers, chocolate, etc.
Well, at least there’s one.
Tags: twinkies, […]
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