Today we discuss the House proposed tax bill. From what it looks like, the rich and corporate America get big tax breaks while the middle class get the squeeze again. Write to your congress people and tell them you don't want your taxes going up. By the time you get your 2018 tax bill [...]
World records for running. Surprisingly Kevin wasn't too far from the truth - the women aren't too far behind the men. However women are closer to men in strength with leg power, but the clear difference is in upper body strength. https://inglog.com/tools/world-records https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_world_records_in_Olympic_weightlifting Technology has allowed women to close any gaps in work equality, [...]
Kevin and I argue the nuances of inequality of the genders. I try to explain where we are today stems from what we were in the past as a people, culture, society. https://www.mckinleyirvin.com/Family-Law-Blog/2012/October/32-Shocking-Divorce-Statistics.aspx
Today we discuss how these modern times are the safest, healthiest, and most abundant times humans have ever lived in. The hype you hear in fake news about dangers is totally overblown. If anything is bias in mainstream news it's that they report on negative news much more than positive news. Right wing fake [...]
Today we discuss our frustration with the lack of support the American Presidential administration is providing in support for Puerto Rico.
Today we talk about the sad events that have transpired in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017. Stephen Paddock, 64, brought about 24 guns and thousands of rounds of ammo to the Mandalay Bay Resort hotel in Las Vegas and shot at people attending a Country music concert. From the 32nd floor he shot [...]
In this short episode we talk about how conservatives want the cheap goods and labor but don't want immigrants working here. Also conservatives want to end DACA and deport the kids who we invested so much into. How the hell can we send these kids packing when they represent the American dream more so [...]
Today we talk about price gouging and socialism vs. capitalism. Don't forget to check out Adam Ruins Everything.
In the drive back to New Jersey Kevin and I talk about oil, fracking, electric cars, and our energy use in general. Our energy use from about 1965 to 2015 from Wikipedia At the time of this post the price of WTI crude oil (as of August 23, 2017) is $47.70 per [...]
Today we discuss how the concept of trophy culture is incorrect. Giving a kid a participation trophy does no harm. If anything it encourages the kids to try new stuff. Just teach them the difference between participation vs. first, second, and third place. With adults there is no impact. Have you gotten a [...]