https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=13&v=hNtC-uKv_fQ Come explore the art of hustle with leading innovators from the black market economy. Former traffickers, drug dealers, smugglers and gang leaders will share their entrepreneurial lessons in conversation with leading start-up founders. This event is the book launch for THE MISFIT ECONOMY, a book by Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips that explores underground … Continue reading THE MISFIT ECONOMY
Lest we forget, we are the survivors. We did not die horribly that sad September day. This song celebrates us, the survivors, while remembering those who perished in such a horrid manner. WE THE LIVING (words and music by Kenneth Harper Finton) © 2007 HT MUSIC On a clear September morning, it happened without warning: two … Continue reading WE THE LIVING
We have been waiting for this for six months. How, we asked, can anyone place Letterman? Colbert answered this question with a smashingly funny hour plus September 8, 2015. Well done, Stephen. If you missed the show or want to review the clips, see it here: http://digg.com/2015/stephen-colbert-late-show-video
Donald Trump Is the President America Deserves by Dan Ozzi https://medium.com/@danozzi/donald-trump-is-the-president-america-deserves-180fcfb22c8d Donald J. Trump will be the next President of the United States. That is going to happen come November 2016. Once elected, he will install 30-foot-tall gold-plated letters spelling his name on the front of the White House. He will be asked about foreign … Continue reading Donald Trump Is the President America Deserves
New York City hosted the country's first official observation of LABOR DAY in 1882. LABOR DAY marks the end of summer, the advent of fall and means back to school for all the students. "Organizers were worried that people might not turn up if it meant missing a day's pay. At first, it didn't look … Continue reading LABOR DAY IN THE USA AND CANADA
by Kenneth Harper Finton © 2015
“Did you see what Fred got me for my birthday,” Wilma said. “A brand new pink pistol.”
“You are planning to shoot someone,” Betty replied.
“No, I am not planning to do that.”
“Then what will you do with it?” Betty asked.
“Target practice, I guess. It’s small and fits my purse and hand.”
“Same thing,” Betty said.
“Target practice is learning the skills for killing people.”
“Not to me. I enjoy it.”
“What do you think a pistol it for?” Betty asked. “A pistol is for killing people. They aren’t for hunting. Rifles are for hunting. Pistols are made just to kill people.”
“Or target practice,” Wilma reiterated.
“Targets are pretend people. Same difference.”
“Well, I don’t know. Fred got it for me to defend myself.”
“You never know. Maybe a wild…
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The Writer's Almanac for September 2, 2015 National broadcasts of The Writer's Almanac are supported by The Poetry Foundation. American humorist and newspaperman Eugene Field (books by this author), was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1850. Field claimed two birthdays, September 2 and September 3, telling friends if they forgot him on the first date, they could … Continue reading Eugene Field