Author’s note: Recently singer Kid Rock announced he was running for Congress, and actor/wrestler The Rock said he was going to run for president in 2020. With so many celebrities jumping into politics, I started wondering what an all-celebrity, no-politician election cycle would look like in the not-so-distant future. The Rock, Kid Rock, Chris Rock, […]Read more "How an All-Celebrity Election Season Transforms The Oscars"
I’m going to start by telling you my earliest memory of seeing a politician lie. I don’t remember how old I was, but I was pretty little, maybe three or four. I didn’t know who the president was or what that title meant or what taxes were or why I should care about any of […]Read more "This is Why the First Amendment is More Important Now Than Ever"
#1: I know you have enough of it to meet your needs, at least most of the time. Maybe you’re not rich, but you don’t spend a significant portion of every day trying to figure out how you can scrimp enough pennies—literally, pennies dug from the couch cushions and the seat of your car sometimes—together […]Read more "Things I Already Know About You When You Say, “I Don’t Care About Money”"
I’ll be honest, I’m a tightwad. Mostly this is a necessity due to my always being broke. It may also be partly genetic. When I was a kid, I remember my dad getting into a fight with the owner of the laundromat over a quarter. Yes, a quarter. The laundromat guy came out and told […]Read more "How Much of a Cheapskate Are You?"
As a follow-up to last week’s post about the ads I keep hearing for some real estate investing scam, I thought I’d bring you another can’t-miss-if-you-like-burning-money opportunity: The frozen yogurt robot franchise. If you still have any money after investing in “the PERFECT market for my real estate investing plan!” (and every market is the […]Read more "Sarcasm & Scams, Part 2: The Robot Serves Frozen Yogurt and Money, Come and Get It!"
As I’m driving around shopping for crap to resell, I like to listen to the radio. I keep hearing these ads for some sort of real estate scam, where people apparently pay a guy to, “teach YOU how to flip houses using other people’s money!” Yeah, because life works like that. And it ends with, “FAYETTEVILLE […]Read more "Who Actually Falls for Scams?"
Years of Being Told to Stand Have Permanently Damaged Junior’s Ability to Sit Comfortably Guest Post By Kennith Doglog of Such Politics While often in the shadows, Donald Trump Jr. (Junior) perfectly exemplifies what happens when Donald Trump takes an interest in you the same way he has done with American politics. Unfortunately for the United […]Read more "Exclusive: Donald Trump Jr. Does Not Know How to Sit"