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Political: Spin Doctors Rule These Days and Does Truth Even Exist?

Political: Spin Doctors Rule These Days and Does Truth Even Exist?

This is not a political blog and I do not wish to make it one. That being said, what interests me in all the recent back-in-forth amongst of the candidates is the spin and how easy people believe what they are told. When did humanity turn their brains off? The below quote is from one of my favorite authors, Terry Goodkind, and is very appropriate in today’s world. “People are stupid; given proper motivation, almost anyone will believe almost anything….

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Convert your car to a Plug-in hybrid

Convert your car to a Plug-in hybrid

I commute a total of 128 miles a day going to and from the office. The majority of┬ámy commute is on the freeway, so I have never really considered a hybrid car. From what I have read, the real bang for the buck on these cars is “city” driving. At the end of this year, I have been considering replacing my truck that gets 16-19 MPG, based on how I drive, with a smaller “commuting” vehicle that gets around 30…

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Frustrations! Pharma (big or small) is not casue of all evil in the world!

Frustrations! Pharma (big or small) is not casue of all evil in the world!

As most of the friends know, I work for a late stage pharmaceutical development company. I love my job and I love this industry. This is the first job that I have ever held where it could have meaningful life-altering impact on peoples lives. However, I am getting frustrated that people equate Pharmaceutical companies with “just another money grubbing corporation that only sees patients as walking dollar signs”. This sentiment was expressed directly to me four times in the last…

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News…kind of

News…kind of

I tend to read most of my news but tonight I watched the six o’clock news and man I am depressed. They did thirty minutes of depressing negative crap that really did not matter to anyone outside of the directly affected individuals. Sixteen minutes of commercials, four minutes was spent promoting themselves, five minutes between two positive stories and about nine minutes on real news that matters. I think I am going to do something a lot more fun…pay bills,…

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