March 2010

Exploiting Positive Symbols in Advertising: A Bad Thing?

March 25, 2010 Uncategorized

On my way in to work a few days ago I saw this billboard. (Apologies for the poor quality photo, it was taken with my cell phone through the car window as I stopped at a red light.) Yes, you see that correctly – a price tag on the Statue of Liberty. Does that make you as […]

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We Received a Letter From The Central Bureaucracy

March 12, 2010 Uncategorized

Yesterday Ryan and I received a letter from the U.S. Census Bureau informing us to expect a letter from the U.S. Census Bureau. Admittedly much has improved since the first census in 1790 when 650 federal marshals went house-to-house unannounced, writing down the name of the head of the household and counting the other residents. The […]

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We May Be the First to Not Inherit a Better Future From Our Parents

March 10, 2010 Uncategorized

“We are clearly on an imprudent and unsustainable path, and we need to change course very soon if we want to recapture our future.” – David Walker, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, 3/9/10 There is a good chance that my generation (those born from 1970 – 2000) will be the first […]

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