Category Archives for business

Purell – the overuse of hand sanitizers

I’m so tired of our paranoid “Purell” society. What ever happened to rugged American individualism? We fear everything now including things that just 50 years ago people didn’t even think about. Purell is the epitome of what American society has … Continue reading

10. October 2013 by admin
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Eleven and Twelve, dozens, & twelve packs

Why aren’t eleven and twelve called oneteen and twoteen (Why isn’t Ovaltine called Roundtine)? Every other number greater than ten is a combination of some sort. Twenty-one, twenty-two, ninety-eight, one hundred and one – all of these follow the same … Continue reading

25. September 2013 by admin
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Affirmative Action – applying for a job? what color are you?

Taken strictly at face value this is a racist and sexist policy since it declares that an opening in a university or company must go to the minority applicant when the applicants are equally qualified. No other factors are taken … Continue reading

19. September 2013 by admin
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Marriage – the legal, economic and romantic relationship

Marriage made more sense up until around 200 years ago when it started to be used for something it never was intended.  Before 200 years ago marriage was most often arranged by family members. It was used for procreation and … Continue reading

13. September 2013 by admin
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Apple Computers – genius marketers

I’ll never understand buying an Apple product when I can buy a competitor for a third the price.  Nor do I understand when there’s less expandability, fewer compatible programs, more expensive peripherals, and a fan base that makes you ashamed … Continue reading

13. September 2013 by admin
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Diet Coke vs. Coke Zero – comforting the male ego

I’ve essentially haven’t had any sort of soft drink for the past 10+ years besides Diet Coke which I consume often.  I’ve also on occasion gotten Coke Zero which like Diet Coke has zero calories and tastes the exact same to me. … Continue reading

13. September 2013 by admin
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Ties – conformity noose

Okay, I have an idea. Take a long piece of fabric and tie it firmly around your neck. Make it just loose enough where you can still breathe and swallow but not any looser. It’s like a noose though your … Continue reading

13. September 2013 by admin
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McDonald’s – their consistent taste

McDonald’s never ceases to amaze me.  No matter where in the country or the world you are their food tastes the same. I mean McDonald’s is big – HUGE. They operate in 119 countries, have over 34,000 “restaurants” (using that … Continue reading

19. June 2013 by admin
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Coins – worthless & unnecessary

Why are these things still created? At what value will these worthless pieces of economic exchange finally be deemed unnecessary and their production finally stopped? Around 700BC when coins started to be minted in China, India, and in the areas … Continue reading

19. June 2013 by admin
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