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Google Suggests Reporting Their Charges as Fraud

In short I tried to cancel a commercial app service for my business but they claim unable to do so. We had an account with Google which provided a few apps for us. Then that same functionality was moved in house and the use dropped to zero. The account sat there for about two years […]

Mess After Duke Energy Fixed Downed Wires

Of little interest to anyone but me and my neighbors was how electricity was cut on Thursday around midnight. A cracking sound not unlike a transformer failure was followed by the light and sound of nothing as all things electrical went dead. When the outside temperature has dropped to around 45 degrees (F) it is […]

The right to work and school shootings

What I find interesting is that in ancient Rome a child between 12 and 14 would get some sort of position that they could hold and in effect were made part of society as an active contributor. What is more interesting is that they did not have any juvenile delinquency. If you look back, or […]

Behind Most School Shootings

What have 12 school shooters going back to 1998 have in common? They Were Under The Influence Of Psychiatric Drugs! Stats: Wounded: 109 Dead: 57 1. Kauhajoki, Finland — September 23, 2008: 22-year-old culinary student Matti Saari shot and killed 9 students and a teacher, and wounded another student, before killing himself. Saari was taking an SSRI and […]

How to Spam Facebook, or How to Protect Yourself

A fascinating and eye opening article on Tech Crunch ( about how spammers abuse Facebook and other social networking sites, ripping people off and making good money. Written by one of the top spammers himself. An excerpt: “Did you know how Mark Zuckerberg supported Facebook in the early days, before he got venture funding? Casino […]

Luciano Pavarotti passing

Growing up I never had much interest in opera. As much as I loved music and dancing, it never did anything for me, except turn me off from it. Yes, I know it was a bit narrow minded, but alas, how I felt. Then one day I caught a program about tenor voices and what […]