The “open office.” It’s the fad in office design these days. According to The New Yorker, some 70% of all offices today have open floor plans. I find that horrifying. I can’t imagine anyone working productively in such an environment,… Read More ›
This is for everyone who “loves” their cable company. (Lucky me, I’ve got Comcast, rated as the third worst company in the country this year. Woohoo!)
I worry a lot. I’m always worrying about something. I’m really good at. Worrywart for hire! Today I’m worrying about how on earth my grandkids are going to get a college education in this state. Public education, you say? University… Read More ›
There’s a push today to call members of Congress and object to the chained CPI included the in the president’s proposed budget. Yesterday petitions were delivered to Capitol Hill. Today is National Congressional Call-In Day. Call your representatives and tell… Read More ›
This is an EPA photo of Exxon’s Pegasus pipeline spill in Mayflower, Ark., on March 29. Do you still want to see the Keystone XL pipeline run the length of our country, carrying the same diluted bitumen (tar sands) oil — but… Read More ›
I came across this a few days ago and am just now getting around to posting it. I thought I had a reasonably good understanding of the wealth inequality in America. I was wrong.
Lede on CNNMoney story: “A tax advocacy group says Facebook, which made $1 billion in U.S. profit before taxes last year, will pay no U.S. income tax for 2012.” None. Nada. Zero. Zilch. Have I mentioned how much I dislike Facebook?