Category Archives: Employment Disasters

Raise the Minimum Wage

From Nick Hanauer: Trump is a manifestation of a serious civic sickness. But treating the symptom by removing Trump won’t cure the disease, even if it temporarily makes us feel better. No, to heal the body politic we must confront … Continue reading

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Moving Day

Having mown both yards this week, I took advantage of the weather to start moving shit from the storage facility I rented about fifteen years ago, when I moved my business to Greensboro.  Plans for He-Man Woman Hater’s University continue … Continue reading

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Partying on Peachtree

Safely returned from Atlanta, where we partied like crazed animals with 40K Rotarians from all over the world. Greensboro still sucks. Hung out last night with three Limey blokes and discussed Nigel Farage, Brexit and the Picts from whom I’m … Continue reading

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White Knuckle Day

I’ve enjoyed an active 2017, so far, having maintained two yards, demolished a deck, replaced it with a patio and converted the wood into flower boxes. But bad posture while typing has nearly taken me out.  I hit Office Depot … Continue reading

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The Death of Neoliberalism

From John Michael Greer, in January of last year: The investment class has actually had a bit of a rough time, as many of the investment vehicles that used to provide it with stable incomes—certificates of deposit, government bonds, and … Continue reading

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Techno Porn

From Stephen Hawking: “Although the chance of disaster to planet Earth in a given year may be quite low, it adds up over time, and becomes a near certainty in the next 1,000 or 10,000 years,” he said in November. … Continue reading

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A Fec Day

Not to be confused with an infamous Tiger Day. 9:15: Arrived at work.  Vacuumed, watered the plants and shipped. 12:00: Trimmed hedges. 1:30: Trimmed holly bushes. 3:30: Arrived at work.  Shipped my ass off and made it to the USPS … Continue reading

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