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At the beginning of this year, the debate began in earnest (again) regarding the connection (or as we will see, the LACK of a real connection) between the LDS (Mormon) church and the actions of the Bundy Clan who have taken it upon themselves to claim they are acting upon Mormon ideas and ideals, and that they are acting on and obeying commands from their Mormon God.
Patriarch Cliven Bundy and ... Continue Reading →
#LasVegasRaiders. Yes, I’ve heard it has a nice ring to it. $750 million. Oh, wait. We have to pay how much?
For decades, certain Southern Nevada elected & corporate leaders have tried everything to lure professional sports to Vegasland. Did they finally land one with the Raiders? Or is Mark Davis pulling off the ultimate bluff?Continue Reading →
Cat battles postman at mail slot. Hilarious.
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I’ll admit: I don’t look like your typical pro sports fan. Oh, fine, and I’ll admit: I’m not a citizen of “Raiders Nation!” However, I I’ve learned some lessons over the years in adding numbers and counting votes. And when it comes to Oakland Raiders Owner Mark Davis angling for a touchdown (or is he?), he should know he’s playing on very different turf.
42% of voters in America now identify as Independent rather than Democratic or Republican. That is an all time high percentage. Voters identifyng as “independent” already outnumber those who identify as Republicans or Democrats, and if the trend continues, Independent voters will outnumber Democrats and Republicans combined before long.
A growing number of voters – especially millennials – are ... Continue Reading →
There are many professionals who advise people on saving and investing for retirement, and also on using and preserving funds during retirement. Most of these advisors work in the best interests of their clients, but quite a few put their own interests first. That means that some advisors want to make a lot of money for themselves, rather than giving the clients the best possible advice. Often ... Continue Reading →
It’s over… Or at least, it feels very much that way. For all intensive purposes, Hillary Clinton finally clinched the Democratic Nomination last night. Republicans, meanwhile, still feel very unsettled, though Donald Trump may finally be back on track to secure a majority of delegates in June.
So what now? We have more downstairs.Continue Reading →
What’s the Acela? It’s Amtrak’s high speed rail service through the Northeast Corridor from Washington to Boston. It passes through five states whose voters trekked to the polls yesterday in yet another Super Tuesday. Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island.
It was expected that Donald Trump would win handily in all five states for the Republican Party nomination for ... Continue Reading →
In my last post HERE I discussed salt as one of the “bad guys” lurking in manufactured, processed foods. Americans eat nearly twice the amount of salt recommended by health authorities.
Our taste buds recognize three specific flavors. Located on the tongue are taste-receptor glands. At the tip of the tongue are receptors for sweet (carbohydrates), behind and along the sides are receptors for ... Continue Reading →
Another set of states have primaries today, which means today is another day of pundits speculating over who has “momentum” and who has it “all sewn up”. So what’s going on? And why should we care?