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The Sequester™ and Deficit Hysteria: Irrational Fear of Negative Numbers.

Posted by Trixie on Friday, February 22, 2013, In : Economics 

There's a name for that: Neganumeriophobia. It exists:

The absolute value function was created in 325 AD by 'famous' Italian mathematician Antonio Numero. After a horrific accident during his childhood, Antonio developed Neganumeriophobia, a fear of negative numbers. Despite much risk to his own personal health, he dedicated his professional life to creating a valid mathematical formula which would remove negative numbers from existence.
I give you $1 for goods and/or services. This mean I ha...

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Lady Parts, Man Parts, and Lotsa Notes.

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, March 25, 2012, In : Politics 
Because it just won't stop. You'd think that the graphic images and language in my last post would have put these issues to bed (pun intended). But no. The inexplicable controversy surrounding birth control and state mandated, yet medically unnecessary, 'transvaginal ultrasounds' (touted as "empowering" women to make better decisions) continues to march forward unabated -- with no end in sight. This time in Arizona. So let's up the ante and get started. The New York Times reports:
"The bill wo...

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Flute Toots and Personhood: Corporations are Zygotes.

Posted by Trixie on Saturday, February 18, 2012, In : Politics 
Look, as absurd as it is, we already know 'Corporations are People' friend. Friend? As though we are going to be staying in touch, but I digress. Did you know corporations may soon be zygotes as well? I suspect not, so allow me to explain:

The 'Personhood Amendment' seeks to change state constitutions to define a "person" with the verbiage "from the moment of fertizilation". That is, zygotes (fertilized eggs) are people with full constitutional rights. Some of the unfortunate side-effects...

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Trickle-Down Economics, Rich Uncle Pennybags, the Debt Ceiling Debate, and 15 minutes.

Posted by Trixie on Monday, July 18, 2011, In : Politics 
Have you ever known of a business owner to lay off employees because they couldn't pay their income taxes? Alternatively, have you ever known of a business owner to create jobs for people to sit around all day long and read the newspaper, drink free coffee, and loot the office supply room? (And I am not referring to politicians and pundits here). Yeah, neither have I. And I expect that to continue. 

Since I could spew ad-nauseam on this subject (and I will in a moment), let's jump start the ...

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