Lite posting today — flying into the Big D.

See you at the Cowboys game.

More later . . .

Category: Travel

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8 Responses to “Off to Dallas”

  1. Bruce in Tn says:

    As Bill the cat would say, “Ack!” Got up at the usual time, and it is early. Hiking a new spot today so I will be gone but I had a look at last week’s global economic numbers and a couple of things stood out.

    http://www.rttnews.com/CorpInfo/EconomicCalendar.aspx

    …It appears that worldwide the producer PI is going down, and I also noticed a trend of decreasing new home sales. Singapore looks weak, as do some of the statistics of the exporting nations. And the business and consumer surveys reported last week look fairly weak to me.

    …This makes me wonder a little. Is the REALLY good news from China something we can trust, or as others have opined, should we be putting our tin hats back on?

    ….Later…

  2. Bruce in Tn says:

    http://money.aol.com/

    Slim sales mean plump corporate profits aren’t built to last

    “But what seems like great news at first glance looks a lot less impressive upon closer inspection. Just as many market observers feared before earnings season got underway, plenty of these companies are trimming costs rather than boosting sales, which means they probably won’t be able to outperform expectations much longer.”

    ….I will be at Buzzard’s Point by noon….sounds scenic don’t it….?

  3. Bruce,

    check the *History, Governments, no matter where found, Lie, it’s how they stay in Business.
    ~~

    BR,

    If you run into CD at the ‘Pokes new Palace, tickle his Interest in Filtration–there’s a lot of well-drilling by-product Water that Austin, and U.S. EPA, would love to see cleaned up..
    sse: http://clusty.com/search?input-form=clusty-simple&v%3Asources=webplus&query=Oil+and+Gas+Well+Drilling+Waste+Water+remediation
    as reference point..
    remember, though, LSS: centrifuges cost too much, and don’t the job, IOW, they suck.

    past that, have a good trip, and take it easy on the Landings~

  4. Mike in Nola says:

    Barry,

    The Sixth Floor Museum is certainly worth a visit. Don’t know if it was because we were from the generation that was young when it happened, but we really enjoyed it. Allot 1.5-2 hours.

    http://jfk.org/

  5. CNBC Sucks says:

    Uhhh, yell down there and ask why Wade Phillips is having Felix Jones return kicks.

  6. Vilgrad,

    nice link, from which: “1960’s

    Over 700 insurance companies are selling health insurance. Concern about a “doctor shortage” and the need for more “health manpower” leads to federal measures to expand education in the health professions. Major medical insurance endorses high-cost medicine. President Lyndon Johnson signs Medicare and Medicaid into law in 1965. Costs immediately begin to accelerate.

    1970’s

    President Richard Nixon renames prepaid group health care plans as health maintenance organizations (HMOs), with legislation that provides federal endorsement, certification, and assistance. Healthcare costs are escalating rapidly, partially due to unexpectedly high Medicare expenditures, rapid inflation in the economy, expansion of hospital expenses and profits, and changes in medical care including greater use of technology, medications, and conservative approaches to treatment. American medicine is now seen as in crisis…”
    and, accompanying, Health Care Cost – chart – w/ another ~’73 ‘inflection point’..

    “…When the first triennium of the Trilateral Commission was launched in 1973, the most immediate purpose was to draw together—at a time of considerable friction among governments—the highest-level unofficial group possible to look together at the key common problems facing our three areas. At a deeper level, there was a sense that the United States was no longer in such a singular leadership position as it had been in earlier post-World War II years, and that a more shared form of leadership—including Europe and Japan in particular—would be needed for the international system to navigate successfully the major challenges of the coming years.

    The “growing interdependence” that so impressed the founders of the Trilateral Commission in the early 1970s has deepened into “globalization.”…”
    http://www.trilateral.org/about.htm

    correlation does not = causation ?

  7. willid3 says:

    Have fun in over there. Dallas is some what different than most of Texas (or at least here in cow town).