Posts Tagged ‘America’

Last week the federal government passed the new fiscal budget bill; a $1.1 trillion plan that was met with mixed reviews (so nothing unusual). While we can all applaud Congress for actually accomplishing something without throwing fists, shouting, or feet dragging – well these were kept at least to a minimum – it’s all the […]

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    With Election Day behind us, we get to stop hearing all the political ads and commercials that plague our TVs and radio stations with the same dribble that seems to be repeated every time elections come around. Signs for candidates get pulled from our front lawns and candidate supporters stop crowding our street […]

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“Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” We all have almost certainly heard this phrase before and most often remember it as a witty adage about the obscurity of life with only two exceptions: everyone at some point will move on (die) and everyone will have to pay taxes. And while I am forced by […]

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I’m a bowler. I’ve been bowling in leagues for about 9 years now, and while, I have yet to bowl a perfect game (although I have come pretty close) or pick up that unforgiving 7-10 split (I have never come close at all), I have had my own custom ball since I’ve started. As with […]

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In most cases, we do not know the purpose that the tools we are making will be used for. But every so often we do learn about the job, and often times out tools help make some really cool stuff.  One that stands out the most, and perhaps the one that I am most proud of, was […]

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The United States was founded by a group of people who were by and large do-it-yourselfers. It comes as no surprise that over the decades the American people have only grown in that same attitude and because of it we have created one of the world’s most powerful economies and one of the best environments […]

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In a time where the American economy is beginning to sprout new growth and get the wheel rolling again, manufacturing is loudly showing how important it is to a strong and stable economy. However, there is one problem: where are all the workers? In a time when people are desperately looking for work, and manufacturers […]

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