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Look at more stuff. Think about it harder.
2.05.2004
 fruit

My Right Breast - genius or ...something else?

I love the Patriots. I also think Janet Jackson is beautiful. She stole the thunder from my football team.

Apologies? Wasn't planned? Nonsense. I watched CNN last night and counted 3 times they re-ran the stunt in 45 seconds. You just know Justin feels payback to Britney for kissing Madonna.

All that aside, I am not insulted by the wonderful human body, my family see no shame in it, and I will get over the Pats win being a side note. To say no one at CBS, MTV, NFL (enough TLAs - three letter acronyms), or sponsors knew is the greatest insult.

CNN showing this 3 times in 45 seconds - does anyone believe there are no CNN, or other network commercial time sales people saying, "and they are going to show that clip over and over again during the 6 o'clock news, how much time do you want?"

In the play tradition, let's through down a challenge: Take the crotch grabbing, flag tearing, breast showing schemes and rise above. Let's keep some integrity even though this is all about money. Look at more stuff and think about it harder.

Peace.
dvd


2.02.2004
 fruit

Jobless Recovery?

Have you heard this one yet, Jobless Recovery? If the economy is getting stronger without job growth, why is it called a recovery? Why don't they call it, "Let them eat cake!"

Pay employees 40 hours a week and expect 60 - 80 hours worth of work - that's why the production rate increases in this economy without substantial job growth rate. If people are passionate about their work and they want to put in those hours, that's the best. But if it is anything but passion, and we are not careful, many people will leave their jobs for more meaningful work with fewer hours and less money. There has to be passion of will, not force and expectation to drive a true recovery.

Peace.
Dave Dec
dave@davedec.com


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