Questions and Advice

Can I cook an omellette on my cars roof as I sit here in the sun?

Do city buses really save energy on a per person basis?

Why do sunglasses make my eyes feel funny when I take them off?

Why are some people so adverse to commenting on blogs, even anonymously?

Why can’t a web programming class be held via webex or some other form of webcast?… read more “Questions and Advice”

Chrysler Filing For Bankruptcy

Chrysler is supposed to be filing for bankruptcy either today or tomorrow. The company is no longer solvent and needs to attempt a Chapter 11 reorganization according to sources near Barack Obama. Apparently the US Treasury is offering $2.25 billion in taxpayer funds to have Chrysler’s lenders wipe out its $6.9 billion in secured debt.

Campaign Finance Reform BS

The whole concept of “campaign finance reform”- limiting cash contributions to political campaigns- is complete garbage. ‚ In a free country, I should be able to spend my money however I please. ‚ If I wish to get drunk daily and ride roller coasters, I should be allowed to do so. ‚ If I wish to try to help a candidate get elected by giving him money or effort, I should be allowed to do so.… read more “Campaign Finance Reform BS”

Two Party Political Systems

Two party political systems are where two major political parties dominate most elections. ‚ America has a two party system in which the Republicans and Democrats control all major and most minor policy decisions. ‚ There are alternate parties, but our system has been set up in such a way to purposely exclude them and make it extremely difficult for them to see any success.… read more “Two Party Political Systems”

Toilet Talk

I settled down onto the toilet at work today, pulling out my iPhone and looking forward to some quiet reading when I heard some garbled noises coming from the next stall. ‚ “She needs some exercise… I’ve never seen her this fat… Let’s get her a treadmill or some laser toys… she does nothing but sit around and eat all day..”… read more “Toilet Talk”

Personal Trainer

Today I worked out with a personal trainer for the first time. I thought it would be weird or creepy, but I actually had fun. I just signed up for the Bally’s in Bellevue and they give you a free session with a personal trainer. My guy was named Jared. He had me do a few tests and then went through a workout, showing me a bunch of good core exercises as well as a power lift I hadn’t tried before.… read more “Personal Trainer”

Swine Flu Case Reported in New York City

There has been a swine flu case reported at Ernst & Young in Times Square. ‚ I wonder if this will cause a panic/exodus of people from New York City or if people will just ignore it and go about their daily lives. ‚ The swine flu has been the major topic of news and one of the hottest searched items in the last week.