The smug little phrase

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The smug little phrase, "Business is business," is often used to raise a false issue and fabricate an escape from duty. Milton Friedman is known for the phrase, “the business of business is business”. Though, in the 1700's, George Colman the Younger published a play titled "Heir at Law", which coined "...Business is business. Nothing is more important than business and the profit it brings. Read more

250 miles on one gallon of gas

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Yes, in today's world it is still possible to travel over 200 miles on a single gallon of gasoline. My trip took me from downtown Portland Oregon, into Astoria Oregon, then Seaside, down to Tillamook, and then back into Portland. To get an idea of my average speed, the Portland to Astoria leg took roughly 4 hours...and I pedaled the entire way. My Bike & the route: View Larger Map Read more