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Radio, a Brief History

Radio broadcasting, which is old-hat now, taken for granted as something most teens listen to on the Internet, or are forced to when their parent is driving, once was amazingly new, the cat’s meow for sure. The basic idea that electromagnetic waves could be transmitted, and with some form of intelligence embedded within, was first…
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Mass Shootings – What Can We Do About these?

Some Statistics on Recent Mass Shootings   Everyone in the country is dismayed by the series of mass shootings over the past few years. It’s not only interesting (morbidly and horribly) but instructional to try and piece together what is causing these, and if anything, what can be done to prevent this thing in the…
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Responsible Capitalism

Like many of you, my wife and I saved for retirement. In addition, I was fortunate to have retired from a company that had a pension plan. Today, those are more and more rare, with a "matched IRA" perhaps. So I'm thankful; nearly forty years of hard work were not in vain. However I feel…
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Economic Signposts Are Flashing Concern

The headlines in the Wall Street Journal on August 15 are screamers: Stocks, Bonds Flash Warning Signs. That will get your attention for sure. The Journal has been running articles now over the past several weeks noting that the "yield" on longer term government bonds (ten years in this case) has been approaching, and finally…
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