Category Archives: Population

Social Security in Crisis

The President told a small group gathered in Ohio that, “Social Security is not in crisis.”  This does not seem to be the consensus of many in the Sunshine State.  As the cost to live increases, many Floridians have to … Continue reading

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More on the Mortgage Meltdown

Out West, a college professor wrote a paper last year pondering the question of why people just didn’t walk away from their upside down mortgages.  In his opinion, they should.  He put forward the premise the majority refused to do … Continue reading

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After the “H-Word”

As stated in the previous post, most Floridians fear not the hurricane, but rather, the time after the hurricane.  The worst thing about hurricanes is the time following passage; particularly when community services are lost, especially electricity. Before the hurricane … Continue reading

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Floridians

A real Floridian never worries about the weather, unless some newscaster has uttered the “H-word.” If it is raining, the Floridian merely waits 20 or 30 minutes for the weather to change. In those few minutes, the rain will stop … Continue reading

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Funny Gator Stories

Can there be such a thing as a funny gator story? Well, yes. Of course. An older Floridian, Ray, who spent part of his childhood growing up in Saint Augustine tells the story of his grandmother’s front porch and “George.” … Continue reading

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Mortgage Meltdown

Florida has had her share of real estate problems. Many problems surfaced back after the war.  Not The Big War, it was the one before – The War to End All Wars. After that war and during the good times … Continue reading

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Celebrities *sigh*

Another celebrity opened their mouth releasing the wrong kind of sounds.  As usual, movie stars, song writers, singers, and the like, are using their popularity to make comments about topics of which they know nothing.  Many of these entertainers never … Continue reading

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