Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2016’

  • Trump Coke

    Donald Trump – the New Coke of Politics?

    Donald Trump – the “New Coke” of Politics?   In the spring of 1985, the Coca-Cola Company, feeling pressure from its lesser rival, Pepsi Cola, introduced a new product which they simply referred to as the “new taste of Coke.”  The product was instantly dubbed …

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  • Common Sense2

    Common Sense: Independence (1776)

    ~ by James Still ~ After reading Thomas Paine’s Common Sense, many citizens shared the pamphlet with friends. George Washington described the general reaction to Common Sense: “My countrymen I know, from their form of government, and steady attachment heretofore to royalty, will come reluctantly …

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  • UBER fate to be decided for Austin

    Austin to decide whether or not to give UBER the boot

    It’s a surprising ballot proposition in a state that boasts it’s the bastion of freedom. Austin voters will head to the polls this Saturday, May 7, to decide whether or not ridesharing companies like Uber will stay or go. A ‘Yes’ vote on Prop 1 …

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It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government. ~ Thomas Paine