Showing posts from August 11, 2013

The Friend Of a Friend Of Another- The Genius of the FOFOA Blog

A few years ago, somebody was talking about the FOFOA blog on Zerohedge. I searched it, found it, and I could not stop reading it. It's not an easy read. Bring your A game comprehension skills with you. This is a site that has been up for only 5 years. It is nearly impossible to get 5.5 million hits on anything unless it's porn. This is not porn. This is some of the most intelligent, introspective and revealing commentary I have ever found on the importance and vast mystery of gold. That's what makes it even more amazing. His blogs can be enormous. He does not talk about silver or platinum - he does however embed a music vid here and there. So the 5. 5 million hits at this place are people who are.....get this....READING! Engaged, intelligent readers asking articulate questions. Not so oddly, the writer will not reveal himself. I find this lack of qualifying credentials and therefore pre judgments- refreshingly unnecessary. Prima facie writing. Rarely will you see a

Detroit Posts Voting Billboards With Wrong Date

You just can't make some stuff up. Two things are infinite. The universe and human stupidity although I'm not sure about the universe. -Albert Einstein Detroit. They probably deserve to be bankrupt. From Michelle Malkin.

AOL's CEO Tim Armstrong on "How To Be An Asshole" *Updated

Thankfully, I don't have to kiss anyone's backside. I calls 'em like I sees 'em. This morning I was catching up on things when I saw a news feed of AOL's CEO, Tim Armstrong. Armstrong was on a conference call talking with 1000 employees about "Patch", a troubled news subsidiary of AOL's. During the conference call, Armstrong fires one of his employees in front of all of the other employees listening in on the call. To say that Armstrong's actions violate every principle of good management is an understatement. The truth is, I detest people like Armstrong. They exercise terrible judgment and get away with it- only because they can. They intimidate people. What could have Armstrong done differently? Oh, like maybe kept his mouth shut. Talked to the employee like a civil human being after the conference call and most importantly, privatel