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$500 Sign Up Bonus at McDonalds…. Do What?

$500 Sign Up Bonus at McDonalds…. Do What?

In a world that often feels turned upside down, there was proof again in a sign in front of a McDonalds that said— “HIRING $500 SIGN-ON BONUS.” Yes, that seems incomprehensible me, simply upside down. Let’s see, we’ve been paying…
Afghanistan— The Graveyard of Great Empires

Afghanistan— The Graveyard of Great Empires

Afghanistan has been known historically as the “graveyard of empires” for very good reasons. As we tally up the United States spending of more than $2 trillion on the Afghan war, there are many lessons to be learned in understanding…
Green Energy Problems & Frozen Texans

Green Energy Problems & Frozen Texans

Good morning, it’s 8 degrees with more than 6 inches of snow lingering on the ground for the second straight day. No, I’m not writing from our cabin high in the New Mexico mountains— we’re in Austin! We’re in frozen…
Expect Gas Prices to Double

Expect Gas Prices to Double

UPDATE:  Average price for a gallon of gas has risen 14% since election until today 1-22-21. When we left Texas for our mountain retreat on Jan 7th, we paid $1.63 for a gallon of gas in Austin, Texas. Gas has been…

On the Bright Side of 2021

While millions remain locked down in basements and cubby-hole home offices, there is still a bright side that many Americans may have overlooked during the Coronavirus Pandemic. 1. We don’t live in Iraq or China where Christianity is illegal and…

Imagine If The U.S. Bought Microsoft

Russia was caught again spying on U.S. government computers— sensitive systems like the department that keeps up with our nuclear weapons. Russians appear to have compromised the Departments of Energy, State, Defense, Homeland Security, Treasury and Commerce. The breach is so…
You Can’t Fix Stupid

You Can’t Fix Stupid

At the radical intersection of extreme differences in America are the two political parties with very different ideas on how to serve and lead the people. The original founders were fed up with distant politicians taxing our lives and totally…

Get the TV Before It Gets You

The Covid Pandemic, negative political ads, Black rioting/looting, hurricanes, and more lockdowns coming. Could the news and fake news be any more damaging to the psyche of the American people? We don’t think so. Maybe it’s time for you to…

Why Vote At All

The Austin Report found this gem on “Why I Vote” and wanted to share it. Since we have never had a Twitter or Facebook account, here it is uncensored. “I do not know who wrote this, but am continuing to…
Bitcoin Mania, Tulip Mania?

Bitcoin Mania, Tulip Mania?

At the risk of offending folks who own Bitcoin, we’re going to share our thoughts with you. First, we don’t really think of Bitcoin as an investment. Bitcoin is not Gold. Bitcoin is not a coin. Bitcoin is not currency.…