Monthly Archives: May 2008

The Price of Gas

Okay, here’s the deal. I am a free market capitalist. I think the market should drive the cost of goods and services. I’m not against profits. But I have to say that I’m against crooked thieves who practice gouging, extortion and screwing the consumer because they can. There are many elements in this equation, but I want to just address… (more…)

For Mary (and You)

This is my mom and my Aunt Mary. Mary is near the end of this life’s journey. I don’t think it has been an easy trip for Mary. She endured the absence of her husband for many years of active duty in the military. She worked to care for her son and her mother. I remember her being an angry… (more…)

Work Hard

On Tuesday of this week, we were watching American Idol, (that dreadlock boy, Jason Castro is from Rockwall.) This week the format changed a bit and the contestants sang two songs. They told the judges they would give their critique for both after the second song. But Ryan threw the world out of balance (for Paula) when he asked for… (more…)