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Posts from ‘April, 2010’

Navy Daze

I was in the U. S. Navy from 1964 to 1972. I’m going to tell you about two men I met while aboard ship. The first was a Chief Petty Officer, a Machinist Mate (mechanic, essentially). He had risen to CPO fairly quickly, as such things go and, once he made CPO, he kicked back. […]

Fun With Numbers II

Let’s say that Jimmy Jones is in the lowest quintile (bottom 20%) income-wise. Jimmy invents a better mousetrap and sells the patent rights for millions of dollars. Suddenly, Jimmy is in the top quintile of earners and someone from the second quintile drops down into the lowest quintile to fill his place. The headline will read: “Rich Get Richer!”

On Racial Profiling

Pundits all across the political spectrum have been saying that Arizona’s new law cracking down on illegal aliens is unconstitutional. On the news last night I saw the AZ ¬†governor saying that racial profiling is illegal and Arizona will not do it or words to that effect. OK, I get it. Some federal court has […]