Author Archives: cosmoscon

A Reminder About Who Pays US Income Taxes

I’ve said many times after the November 2016 elections that the only thing I wanted in 2017 from Trump and the Republican majority in the House and Senate was significant tax cuts. I would prefer a radical change to our … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse 2017

This was my first solar eclipse where I was in the area of totality and I can say assuredly that it won’t be my last!  I’m hooked! I wasn’t prepared for the shear awe that happens as we got closer … Continue reading

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Paleo Lifestyle Can Achieve Normal Blood Glucose Levels

I’m coming up on m 4th year of adhering to the Paleo lifestyle alone to control my Type 2 Diabetes and I hope the data I’ll show in this post will prove to those struggling with this disease that it … Continue reading

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30-Day Paleo Reset

As I have stated in previous posts in 2016, I noticed my blood sugar levels were beginning to creep up and I struggled with the cause. I thought the reason might have been attributed to the Dawn Phenomenon, alcohol, reduced … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi Is A Lunatic

In an NPR interview Nancy Pelosi demonstrated once again that she is either a pathological liar or a lunatic. I’m going with lunatic because I think she actually believes the crap that comes out of her mouth. Here is the … Continue reading

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An Economic Opportunity Missed

If you look at the US GDP growth since 1947, you’ll notice that the recovery magnitude always matched the recession magnitude except for the last one. I’ve annotated the graph to show the recessions and recoveries in like color ellipses … Continue reading

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Let’s See What Happens When Private Sector Folks Run the Government

All I’ve ever wanted for the past 15 years was a chance to see if our country would fair better if we replaced career politicians in the POTUS and heads of the Federal agencies with successful private sector folks and … Continue reading

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Food As Medicine

There was a great article on NPR today that talks about the paradigm shift in medical circles where doctors prescribe food instead of medicine and this is manna from the heavens for me! As many readers of this blog know, … Continue reading

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The Dishonesty Of The Left

The Left likes to talk about unity and coming together but only if they are the ones in power. Once things (i.e. elections) don’t go their way, this whole unity thing becomes overrated. Representative John Lewis is one of many … Continue reading

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AGW Cult Explains Lack Of Major Hurricanes In US

Remember when Al Gore and the rest of the AGW cult told us that we’d be hammered by major hurricanes due to Man Made Climate Change? Well it hasn’t happened and now the Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) cult is scrambling … Continue reading

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US GDP Poised For Breakout

See the following graph for the US GDP % growth for the last 10 years: I’d say we have a good baseline of what an economy can do under intense government regulation and it’s nothing to write home about – … Continue reading

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“Hottest Year Evah” Update

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood ? Supposedly 2016 was the banner year for global warming. So what has it brought? ? ? ? Arctic sea ice extent finishes the year at the…

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AR-15 Broken Charging Handle

UPDATE 30-DEC-16 – Windham Weaponry responded via Twitter to my complaint and they sent a replacement charging handle to my house within days.  Windham Weaponry also wanted the broken charging handle returned to them (which I will take care of soon) … Continue reading

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Trump Makes The Left Crazy

According to my Facebook feed, I apparently graduated high school with several Left Wing radicals. I knew there were many of my high school friends who were left leaning because during the past 8 years they had glowing posts about … Continue reading

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Trump’s Master Plan

I think I know what Trump is up to. Full disclosure – I didn’t vote for Trump in the South Carolina primary because I didn’t think he could win in the general election. I also didn’t vote for Trump in … Continue reading

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Elevated Blood Sugar Level Investigation

I had a previous post where I questioned why my morning blood sugar measurements were higher than normal and I had posited that this was due to the Dawn Phenomenon but I think there may be something else at play … Continue reading

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The Dawn Phenomenon

As a type 2 Diabetic, I’m well aware of the strange blood sugar measurements I’d see before I learned to control my blood sugar levels by adhering to the Paleo lifestyle but recently I have struggled with seemingly unexplainable high … Continue reading

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A Thought Experiment On The Orlando Terrorist Attack

Fact – The Orlando terrorist declared on a 911 call that he pledged allegiance to ISIS. Fact – ISIS claimed responsibility for the Orlando killings. But even with these facts, NPR is still not ready to link this violence with … Continue reading

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Looking Up June 2016

Jupiter, Mars and Saturn are all up in the southern sky right now so I took the telescope and binoculars out for a couple hours last night and in so doing, I got a very unexpected joy. But before I … Continue reading

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“Fasting” Experiment

I’m a Type 2 Diabetic and in September of 2013 I decided to control my blood sugar levels by adopting the Paleo lifestyle and the results have exceeded my expectations as evidenced by the fact that my A1C measurements have … Continue reading

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