Archive for May 2013

Chinese Bid to Buy Out Smithfield: Monsanto Declares War on Bees

Chinese Bid to Buy Out Smithfield: Monsanto Declares War on Bees
Human beings have such a love of bacon that even our non-pig- consuming friends opt for turkey bacon and even bacon made of soy or other things.   Personally, I take mine from the pig.  However, under the mantra of not wanting to put garbage in my tummy, my family does not buy Smithfield products.  Smithfield... Read more »

Aries Apology:Don’t Care About S.E.O.

Aries Apology:Don’t Care About S.E.O.
Memorial Day is upon us.  We bring to mind the many women and men who have sacrificed life and limb and mental health in wars.  Those thoughts usually occupy me during this holiday.  I lost too many friends in Viet Nam to think of Memorial Day as Barbecue Day.  But this year is a little... Read more »

Listen Up MacArthur Fellowship

Listen Up MacArthur Fellowship
The MacArthur Foundation doesn’t call their prestigious award the “Genius “. Correct moniker is the McArthur Foundation Fellowship. Whatever it is called it translates to a tremendous honor and $500,000. You don’t get this award by getting nominated through social media or on- line voting. One can only be nominated by a person nominated by... Read more »
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A New Wind Blows into Chicago

A New Wind Blows into Chicago
Just in case you were waiting with bated breath, I have the update.  This evening at the Instituto Cervantes a Spanish company, Kliux announced their entry into the American wind market amid tapas and their regional red wine.  Why was this exciting?  As I mentioned in my last blog, wind energy companies are located in... Read more »

Illinois the Windy State

Illinois the Windy State
Mayor Rahm Emanuel mounted the stage at the 2013 American Wind Energy Association Conference on Monday morning to a round of applause, especially when the Mayor promised no windy city jokes. For a fact, wind is no joking matter. It’s economic seriousness on a colossal scale. Here are a few figures to illustrate. Illinois’ wind... Read more »
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