Monday, June 14, 2010

A Little Unclear On The Concept

"When Japanese troops invested the German colony of Tsingtao [Quingdao], on October 31, 1914, they sent a message wishing the defenders good luck."

-- Al Nofi, May 30, 2010

We now return you to your regularly scheduled reality.

Friday, June 11, 2010

So Anyway

The local nurses union staged a strike this week. There were yard signs all over town declaring that they care for us. As far as I recall this is the first time I have ever seen political yard signs go up before a strike.

There have also been billboards put up around the Twin Cities area proclaiming their position of "people before corporate profits." Clearly a shining example of someone's brain on leftism.

I don't believe that it would be a good use of my time to try to explain to the shrieking harpies that without the reasonable expectation of a return on an investment no rational individual would make an investment. In other words, with out profits there are no hospitals. Even the local church based hospitals over in Saint Paul, Minnesota have merged into a corporation, the Healtheast Care System. (I used to work for them.)

I had to hold my tongue and my middle finger today as I and about five other drivers from Red and White Taxi had to drive by some picketing harpies at the Minneapolis Children's Hospital who were shrieking that I and my passengers, four of the nice ladies who were filling in for the strikers, should die.

(I have to wonder how many of those shrieking harpies are involved with the Church of Obamatology.)

You know, I would not want any of those shrieking harpies anywhere near me or any other member of my family in the event of a hospitalization.

We now return you to your regularly scheduled reality.