Lawyers and Time Sheets

A lawyer dies and goes to Heaven. “There must be some mistake,” the lawyer argues. “I’m too young to die. I’m only fifty five.” “Fifty five?” says Saint Peter. “No, according to out calculations, you’re eighty two.” “How’s you get

How Not to Interview for a Job

Every year, HR professionals share new and unusual stories about the interviews they conduct. People make mistakes, but some mistakes are so over the top that they make the decision not to hire a very easy one. Check out this

A European Warns About Becoming a European

A great article in the Wall Street Journal from a member of the European Parliament. He provides warnings about adopting European-style socialism: [Obama] is not pursuing a set of random initiatives but a program of comprehensive Europeanization: European health care,

Public Sector Unions and Socialism

This is a nice summary about public sector unions and their positions in a political economy: Unionized public-sector employment is the distilled essence of the left’s moral ideal. No one has to worry about making a profit. Generous health-care and

Interesting Factoid #4

Personal hygiene left much room for improvement. As a result, many women and men had developed acne scars by adulthood. The women would spread bee’s wax over their facial skin to smooth out their complexions. When they were speaking to