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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

November 10th is the Marine Corps Birthday...Semper Fi.


Remember, when you are sucking down your cafe latte, complaining that your Gameboy is broken and talking your country down, don't forget who paid the ultimate price for your freedom.

GENERAL WILSON'S BIRTHDAY TOAST
On the occasion marking the birthday of the US Marine Corps, 1978, onboard
Camp LeJeune, and in the presence of several thousand Marines and their
ladies, General Louis H. Wilson, CMC, arose to deliver his long awaited
address to the troops. He approached the rostrum, nodded to the CG's
(Base, FSSG and Division) and proceeded to explain to the captive masses
that he would be short on words that night - then turned to his bride, took a
glass and, amid absolutely DEAD SILENCE, offered this toast - and
promptly SAT DOWN.


LOVE
THE WONDERFUL LOVE OF A BEAUTIFUL MAID,
THE LOVE OF A STAUNCH TRUE MAN,
THE LOVE OF A BABY, UNAFRAID,
HAVE EXISTED SINCE TIME BEGAN.
BUT THE GREATEST OF LOVES,
THE QUINTESSENCE OF LOVES,
EVEN GREATER THAN THAT OF A MOTHER,
IS THE TENDER, PASSIONATE, INFINITE LOVE,
OF ONE DRUNKEN MARINE FOR ANOTHER.

THE WHOOPIN AND HOLLERIN WENT ON FOR A GOOD TEN MINUTES
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND SEMPER FIDELIS

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

At long last...I have gotten into the horse ownership business!



His name is Agent Di Nozzo and he is a seven year old horse with about one more year of racing to go. Look for him at Gulfstream on December 3, 2016!

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Your tax dollars at work.




All you young folks owe it to yourselves to research the sordid history of this person (read it here). And to think the plumber in Ramseur and the truck driver in Rocky Mount and the hog farm worker in Duplin county are busting their humps to pay taxes to transfer the money to this vile wretch. You should not wonder why the public continues in their disillusionment of the university community. 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Start it at minute 33:00 for a symposium preview.

http://www.wtibfm.com/single-post/2016/09/13/Watch-Talk-of-the-Town-91216

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Lunchtime Business Symposium on the State of the Economy

October 3, 2016 @ 12 noon-1:00pm Registration begins at 11:15
Greenville Hilton
207 Greenville Blvd. SW, Greenville, NC


    Speakers:                                  

John Seater – Featured Speaker
Emeritus Faculty, NC State University

“Fun Facts with Economics and Elections”
A stand-up guy, Dr. Seater is much more impressed by performance than pedigree, and stubbornly adheres to the simple-minded notion that the scientific method should be applied to economics.  Listen to him at your own peril.

Richard Ericson
Microeconomist, East Carolina University

“Regulatory Predation and Systemic Economic Damage”

Randall Parker
Macroeconomist, East Carolina University

“Trump vs. Clinton Economics:  Who you got?



















Open to the Public with special emphasis on inviting the Financial/Business Community of Eastern North Carolina. Please join us for a frank and open discussion of the current and future course of our economy.

$35.00 for lunch and open forum.  First confirmations get front tables.

Contact: Randall Parker, Department of Economics, ECU at parkerr@ecu.edu

Make checks payable to: The ECU Foundation, mail to Randall Parker, ECU Dept. of Economics, Brewster A-427, Greenville, NC 27858 or call Diane Gerard at 328-9571 to pay by credit card. This is a Fund-Raising Event for Student Scholarships in the Department of Economics, East Carolina University. All funds raised are strictly for that purpose.

This event has been generously funded by a grant from the Charles Koch Foundation


Friday, September 2, 2016

Connecting the dots...or not.



It is apparently lost on young Mr. Kaepernick that while he is speaking out against oppression he is also wearing a T-shirt glorifying Fidel Castro. The contradiction means nothing to him and is evidently beyond his ken. This is pitiable. But what else to expect from someone who has equated the American flag with the Confederate flag and gone as far as to say if you do not see that then you are ignorant of history. Dear me.

Someone also indicated to me that he had a discussion about raising the minimum wage the other day. He disagreed and said it was a bad idea. The other person called him a racist. Boom, end of discussion.

Have we really come to this in this country?