A Canadian lady, on her insurance-paid leave for mental distress, walked into a bar. Not just any bar, but a male strip tease bar. And she posted her excursion in Facebook to share with “friends”. Among the uninvited “friends” was the Insurance adjuster. So, her insurance checks stop coming. Reason: “we have joy, we have fun, we have seasons in the sun”, now back to work.
Yahoo News has “denial” theme today: claim denial (Canadian) to Communion denial (Kennedy).
Huge companies are probably up for another round of Stimulus . The Beast got a taste for blood. Should that be denied also?
V-shape recovery? Here is a portrait of a nation, according to Garp.
More people are “discovering” Thrift Shops. More people are buying Peanut Butter and Jelly.
Black Friday pre-sales, soft opening etc…Long Island or nation wide, Walmart doormen now have plan C, with color-coded alert taking a page from Home Land Security.
Less people on the payroll= less tax revenue=tuition increase.
Berkeley students protest , this time, not against the Law professor who argues for torture, but against the U system that seeks to turn torture closer to home: on their own students.
Instead of “Hell No, we won’t go”, it is Pink Floyd’s ” We don’t need no education”.
Some have argued for a 3-year college sysrem. Others went overseas to obtain nursing degrees (cheaper).
I personally went to Hanoi, to obtain my CELTA , a taste of Edu- tourism.
There is a growing field if one really wants to get a job: negotiating for a lower national debt in Mandarin. That’s what our Utah ex-governor was doing in China.
Or you can claim extreme stress, and wants to be depressurized in a strip bar. Just make sure you are thorough with your Facebook privacy setting. Out of fear, we settle for the lowest common denominator, and end up with triviality, and plasticity. Facebook turns Filebook full of self-incriminating evidence instead of peer recommendation.
Everything you post may be used against you in the court of law. There, you have been warned.
In social history, every time we were told to shut up, we ended up with a movement that changed history.
I can’t wait to see what’s next. But first, let me go get my Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich.
P.S. I feel for California college students, among them, my daughter. Give peace and Aimy a chance.
You don’t want both Daddy and daughter “backpacking” in Vietnam, on an extended eco/edu tour, do you?
I am just being proactive, in case the US needs a bi-lingual debt negotiator after I am gone. I got a succession plan in place. Today’s freshmen are tomorrow’s congress person. Treat them right, and do not provoke them, Provost!
Ireland and India offered free education, and look at where those two countries are today.
P.S. 2 we need a new policy to protect online sharing, that way, people are less vulnerable to preying and prying. The insurance claim specialist was probably enjoying his/her moment of “gotcha!”, thinking he/she was en par with CNBC special investigation. I hope the lady (even posed in bikini lying on the beach) gets her checks. And this time, don’t spend it all in Chippendale.