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From Minimum wage to Inflation, Deflation, Gold Standard and the welfare state that is not just welfare.

I over thought this a little. … –I’ve seen studies on both sides of the issue, but I think that recent history has shown that the businesses often absorb the increases well, and the community benefits. after all income has … Continue reading

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Mocha & The Frozen Mocha @ a coffee shop!

Ok, when I go in and request a mocha at a coffee shop, I expect it to be espresso, chocolate, and milk. Well, it turns out that is not always the case this was brought to light recently when I … Continue reading

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Traditional Neighborhoods (New Orleans Style?)

I’d like to hear from some people living in Lee’s Summit’s new traditional neighborhood (well almost 8  years old now, so we have some outcome real life to talk about)     New Longview…. I thought was going to be … Continue reading

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Hurricane prepared-ness (Sheltering in place, and 3 types of go kits for either evacuating from or riding out a disaster)

Click to skip why I finally posted this, and get to the preparation discussion This post is inspired by an early morning (Early for New Orleans, Early for a Saturday) financial Talk Show. I think it was about 10 days … Continue reading

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Religion (And Politics on the first date and in the workplace) — With a little tidbit on how your method of spreading your religion may be the cause of Gods rejection.

Ok, there are two things you don’t talk about. Politics and religion. Ok that’s at work, and on a date. (Yea yea passive speech in here) So, on the first one, to anyone that may hire me, remember if you … Continue reading

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WiMax should never have been a mobile technology. Even in current versions…. heck i wanted to use it for its proper use 10 years ago (Plus a little rant on how the CDMA carriers should have gone voice over data years ago as it has been possible.)

WiMax should never have been a mobile technology. Even in current versions. I remember wanting to put it in my old loft in 2000, and every neighborhood building creating a wireless communications cloud. No need for Fiber or Copper. It … Continue reading

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Amtrak — Ticket Refund / Replacement Policy and inability to account for tickets is a breach of National Security, and poor customer service

I have an issue with the ticket and replacement policy. I purchased a round trip ticket on Amtrak. I went to the station for my trip and I was told that I could not separate my tickets… “both had to … Continue reading

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NOLA public transport June 3 edition (Part 4 of 5 – The reason this started… Trip Planner, Google, and stuff….)

Oh I started thinking about this as I stated in part one because I have been riding more. However, back in March or so, someone on another web page said our system was simple, and there was no need for … Continue reading

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NOLA public transport June 3 edition (Part 3 of 5 Uptown — Connecting St. Charles to Canal/Mid-City — #32 Leonidas/#11 Magazine/#39 Tulane/#27 Louisiana #16 Claiborneplus affecting #91 Esplanade & Jet’s E3, and affecting service to City park & Cemeteries )

Ok, I think that there is a better way to both serve the far uptown area, and better connect Uptown to Mid-City. First, what is the point of the #32 Leonidas bus? Second, we NEED a St. Charles (end) <—> … Continue reading

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NOLA public transport June 3 edition (Part 2 of 5 Uptown with a bike to Chalmette and mention of Kenner loop)

This is a continuation of my story of how clueless the NOLA RTA phone operators are. Back in May I called the ride line saying I wanted to know when the next two busses close to Tulane university with a … Continue reading

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