Alan Milner's Blog – November 2012 Archive (3)

Applying for a Job at Open Salon.....Really

Cranky Cuss came across a post on Craiglist  from seeking someone to become their spam-killer.

I applied for the position.  

I figured that it would be better for one of us to have that j0b than someone who doesn't understand the whys and wherefores of open salon. 

In my cover letter, below, I questioned why they would post a job listing on Craigslist rather than posting it on Open Salon.  It would seem to me that the only reason would be that they don't want…


Added by Alan Milner on November 24, 2012 at 7:33am — 127 Comments

Hanging Off the Fiscal Cliff

Paul Krugman and I agree....the fiscal cliff is a complete and total myth, a creation of the conservative entertainment complex.  The fiscal cliff myth was created by the Radical Republicans to use as a bargaining chip to keep the Bush tax cuts in place a bit longer.

The truth is really quite simple.  The credit rating of the United States doesn't matter because there is no place else for the wealth of the world to go but into US dollars.  The Chinese cannot pour their ill-gained…


Added by Alan Milner on November 16, 2012 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

Of The People, By the People, For the People

It's after midnight, and I am still watching the election returns. 

I am literally ecstatic the Barack Obama has won re-election tonight, far more so than I was four years ago, because we all knew that Obama was going to win that election long before election day.  

This time, it was different.  President Obama deliberately conceded the media game to the Republicans.  At the time, I was convinced that his debate performances were calculated to achieve one outcome:  to allow…


Added by Alan Milner on November 6, 2012 at 11:07pm — 25 Comments


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