Posts Tagged ‘US’

What ever happened to Proposition 7?

August 5, 2010mike 1 Comment »

All the buzz is Prop 8 or more specifically California Proposition 8 (2008).  Repeal it, appeal that, this that the other thing.  Regardless of your position it sure gives the guys on CNN and FoxNews a lot to talk about. But the one thing they’re not talking about is: What ever happened to Proposition 7? [...]

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Why American manufacturing is so important

July 24, 2010mike Comments Off

Its Economics 101.  Put large factory in town, all those employees need a place to eat, shop, live, etc.  Big economic impact on that town. Ok, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, you name it, they all have large assembly factories in American towns, those employees have to do all of the above. Economics 201, executives of Ford, [...]

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The Widget Wingnutter Patent

April 1, 2010mike Comments Off

No this is not an April Fools Joke.  I wish it were.  I just wanted to “dislike” something.  Patent applications for things that have: A. No practical purpose.  B. No ability to be made.  C. A group of idiots patenting something a legitimate company could make if there wasn’t a patent already out for it. [...]

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Copper – Less Expensive than the Regal

February 19, 2010mike Comments Off

Sure people are stealing it left and right, go to any run down part of town and don’t expect to find any pipes left in the vacant buildings.  Copper is a sought after metal, one the building industry has very good alternatives to these days (PEX) and one the US Mint does too (think that [...]

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