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A Choice Between a Steaming Pile of Dog Shit or an Equally Steaming Pile of Cow Shit?

While the gig has been over for over a week now,  I am still in Kentucky, just chillin’. While this country is now roughly a month out from choosing a new President, one thing I have noticed here is the … Continue reading

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Misery Has Company

Learned this afternoon tomorrow will not be the last day for just myself.  Another interpreter, who frankly I saw as doing little work, will also turn in his security pass.

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The Party’s Over….Over

Had a call last night from the staffing agency that hired me to talk about my contract and was informed this Friday will be my last day on the job. In a way, resigned; this job came with a expiration … Continue reading

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“Progressives” ( I call them neo-collectivist) are like alcoholics; most cannot kick the habit.

What prompted this? This: http://www.dollarsandsense.org/archives/2016/0916brooks.html Pretty much filed with neo-collectivist claptrap and a glaring unwillingness exhibited by the neo-collectivists I read about,  to intellectually ‘get off the bottle’ of their delusions. But to start with the first neo-collectivist lament, of elitist deals … Continue reading

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The Difference

Have had a thought about how to best explain the difference between translating and interpreting and why while one may be competent  in doing one, one may  not as competent in doing the other. So think about this: While all … Continue reading

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At the Top of the Food Chain

Son unit is part of that as he’s employed by a automobile manufacturer or OEM and not a 1st tier or lower automotive parts supplier. The differences between these two strata can be illustrated by this. In preparation for a … Continue reading

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A Progressive’s (aka neo-Collectivist’s) Stupidity

The photo and caption, copied from another blog “Remember that next time you get online or use your phone. Those satellites didn’t launch themselves.” A hearty ‘Amen’ to that.  There’s are times when a person’s stupidity crosses the line from … Continue reading

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