Customer No-Service & Wasted Time and Money

Frustrated From-Customer Service

I would like some economist to calculate the amount of time spent by people on trying to get customer service from companies and government agencies. Then extract how much of that is done during work hours (mostly because that’s when customer service is available). Then calculate how much money this wasted work time cost the … Read more

Smoked Picnic Cut Pork Shoulder

Smoked Pork Shoulder Picnic Cut

  Ingredients:   1 picnic cut pork shoulder 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp black pepper 1/2 tbsp white pepper 1/4 tsp  cayenne pepper 1 tbsp paprika 1 tsp  garlic powder 1 tbsp onion powder 1/2 tsp  allspice 1/4 tsp  Chinese five spice 1 tbsp ground mustard 5 TBLS maple syrup 1 tbsp molasses  Directions:   … Read more


Campaign Financing

The problem: Money takes over democracy. In both national and local campaigns, the amounts spent on campaigns, and the influence it has on the results, are out of control. Opposite to what democracy is about, the few with billions have disproportionate influence on voting results, and the numbers are staggering. In the 2020 elections the … Read more

A bird’s last flight

This year I decide to be one with Tetris and think flat.Introducing the spatchcock turkey. I heard about it last week and decided to go for it. You cut out the bird’s backbone and flatten it out. You can’t stuff it obviously, but it cooks faster and even.But I obviously didn’t just do it. I … Read more

Energy Oversimplified

Switching to electric cars just shifts where energy is produced, and creates other issues – producing the batteries is far from being green, and recycling them later is worse, the power grid is not ready for the load etc. So here’s an option that kills CO2 birds with one stone. Well maybe a few stones, … Read more

New Pandemic – Donkey Schmucks

New Pandemic? Donkey Schmucks

Monkeypox seems to be completely under control, but…An increasing and worrisome number of cases of Donkey Schmucks has been reports in all US states. Patient Zero has been suspected to be from the D.C. area or Delaware, where also most cases were reported, with other relatively high density of cases observed in CA, NY, NJ … Read more

A quick thought re firearms


I’m all for the second amendment. My mother is a holocaust survivor and I won’t give up my right to defend myself from anyone including the government. Yep. People felt very safe in the 30’s in Europe, and were killed shortly after by the millions. Having the ability to defend yourself is a way to … Read more

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