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Thursday, 8 November 2007
Sure, The U.S. Isn't The Powerhouse It Once Was

With subprime housing market fears still lingering and the U.S. dollar reaching new lows against other currencies is there any cause for optimism in the world's biggest economy?

Well, there are bargains in the U.S. besides the real estate, the vacations and the consumer goods. The multinational companies on the Dow are still getting good profits from a lower dollar and high productivity. Also, the "Price to Earning Stock Ratios" are better in the U.S. markets than most other markets in the world.

In the past, U.S. investors have survived multiple wars, double digit inflation, the saving and loans meltdown, and the tech bubble.

The current currency, stock and real estate corrections leave opportunities that real investors shouldn't leave alone.

Who wouldn't want a piece of Microsoft, GE, Intel, Boeing, Coke A Cola, etc. at a good price? These companies still pay very good dividends.

I'm a Canadian and I'm going to put my overvalued Canadian dollars to good use in blue chip undervalued U.S. investments.

Posted by qualteam at 10:06 PM EST
Updated: Thursday, 8 November 2007 10:11 PM EST
Monday, 5 November 2007
A Friendly Neighbourhood Bear

An atheist was walking through the woods.
'What majestic trees'!
'What powerful rivers'!
'What beautiful animals'!
He said to himself.

As he was walking alongside the river, he heard a rustling in the bushes behind him. He turned to look. He saw a 7-foot grizzly bear charge towards him.

He ran as fast as he could up the path. He looked over his shoulder & saw that the bear was closing in on him.

He looked over his shoulder again, & the bear was even closer. He tripped & fell on the ground. He rolled over to pick himself up but saw that the bear was right on top of him, reaching for him with his left paw & raising his right paw to strike him.

At that instant the Atheist cried out, 'Oh my God!'

Time Stopped.
The bear froze.
The forest was silent.

As a bright light shone upon the man, a voice came out of the sky. 'You deny my existence for all these years, teach others I don't exist and even credit creation to cosmic accident.' 'Do you expect me to help you out of this predicament? Am I to count you as a believer'?
The atheist looked directly into the light, 'It would be hypocritical of me to suddenly ask you to treat me as a Christian now, but perhaps you could make the BEAR a Christian'?

'Very Well,' said the voice.

The light went out. The sounds of the forest resumed. And the bear dropped his right paw, brought both paws together, bowed his head & spoke:

'Lord bless this food, which I am about to receive from thy bounty through Christ our Lord, Amen.'


Posted by qualteam at 10:57 PM EST
Updated: Monday, 5 November 2007 11:11 PM EST
Sunday, 4 November 2007
Hidden Wars That We All Have To Win

The war against disease is one. The war against global pollution is another and, of course, there's the "War On Women" that many male cowards fight.

The cowardly slimeballs that do this crime should be taught a lesson in prison by fighting someone who's the same height and weight.

Brian Vallee's book, "War On Women" opened my eyes to the extent of this violence. Here's an excerpt from his book:

"Compare the raw numbers. In the same seven-year period when 4,588 U.S. soldiers and police officers were killed by hostiles or by accident, more than 8,000 women – nearly twice as many – were shot, stabbed, strangled, or beaten to death by the intimate males in their lives. In Canada, compared to the 101 Canadian soldiers and police officers killed, more than 500 women – nearly five times as many – met the same fate".

I've never struck a woman myself, but I did punch out a guy who hit a woman in front of me.

There's some indication that the penal system is soft on these goons, so campaigns are necessary to protect women from these brutes.

Posted by qualteam at 9:27 PM EST
Saturday, 3 November 2007
The Battle Which I Must Fight

This story isn't about some kid fighting for a religious or political ideology. It's a story about an eight year old hero who's fighting for his life against a rare form of cancer.

Corey Pirotta has had cancer since he was three years old. The fact that he got this far against a very powerful enemy is a testimony to his desire to live.

I was at the fund raising event last night and it warms my heart to see how communities in Brampton came together for this brave boy. All the entertainment was for free. Over a hundred door prizes were donated by sponsors. At least, 200 buffet tickets were sold along with hundreds of raffle tickets.

Without a doubt, the biggest battles that mankind should be fighting are against pollution, ignorance, poverty and disease. These are the wars that unite us in a common struggle.

Rare Forms Of Childhood Cancers

The Fight Against Cancer


Posted by qualteam at 11:41 PM EDT
Updated: Sunday, 4 November 2007 12:07 AM EDT
Wednesday, 31 October 2007
The Horror Of Party Beach

Not everything about the 1960s was great.

The movie below has to be one of the worse of all time. It had a crummy group, a crummy song, "Zombie Stomp", crummy dancing and ridiculous monsters in cheap Halloween costumes.

Believe it or not, I saw "The Horror At Party Beach" at my neighbourhood theatre in Barrie Ontario. This is entertainment for the brain dead.

Have a happy Halloween.

Posted by qualteam at 10:35 PM EDT
Tuesday, 30 October 2007
Halloween: The Gateway To The Subconscious

Halloween is one of my favourite times because it allows us to step out of our present human existence and find an identity and/or a life somewhere else. Such a condition could be heavenly or hellish, however, it's up to each individual to choose his/her afterlife state.

It's hard to image that one could have fun as a zombie or vampire, but it beats being nothing or just human. If things don't work out in the afterlife, you can always get a job haunting fun houses in Niagara Falls. Many people will pay good money for a good scare.

Sure there's past lives, but there's past deaths too. The soul can continue to survive and go on to something else. At Halloween, that choice can be very unpleasant and scary. Have fun tricking and treating.

The Highway Man

Posted by qualteam at 9:21 PM EDT
Sunday, 28 October 2007
Divine And Spiritual Healing

There is evidence that healing power can travel between humans, spirits and God. Spirits and human beings are sentient life forms capable of producing energy of one kind or the other. Healing energy or white light can be focused by life forms interconnected through a common mind.

The spiritual circle draws the negative/dark energy out of the patient/believer and then bathes the injured body part or organ with a warm relaxing photonic wave. The pain, the dark energy goes through sensitive human souls into spiritual beings. In a human, this pain is often felt as grief and despair.

There are different ways to obtain a healing. While a miracle can be instantaneous, a healing usually takes some time to complete.

Posted by qualteam at 9:46 PM EDT
Saturday, 27 October 2007
A Seminar On Fibromyalgia

 Today, my wife, Irene, and I attended a seminar on Fibromyalgia. 

The person giving the seminar (Dr. Whitcomb) is a chiropractor and not a doctor.

Fibromyalgia is a disease/condition of many symptoms that affects the nervous system in strange and painful ways. Lack of sleep, pains in different areas of the body and chronic fatique are a few of these symptoms.

Dr. Whitcomb and has had some success in treating this condition with chiropractic techiques in this office in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Three patients gave moving accounts of their condition before and after their treatment.

Dr. Whitcomb has written a book on the subject which I'm reading right now.

His treatments are on the expensive side ($7000 and up) which include hotel room and food. However, he certainly provides hope for people with this awful disease. Most doctors dismiss fibromyalgia patients as hypochondriacs.

More doctors and chiropractors should learn Dr. Whitcomb's techniques. Treatments should be cheaper and covered by public or private health insurance.

Posted by qualteam at 10:32 PM EDT
Updated: Saturday, 27 October 2007 11:04 PM EDT
Tuesday, 23 October 2007
Good Tweet Or Bad Tweet?

Your Good Girl Is Going To Go Bad


Posted by qualteam at 10:47 PM EDT
Sunday, 21 October 2007
The Miracle Of Plumby Nut

I discovered "Plumby Nut" for the first time on 60 Minutes tonight. All I can say is WoW!!! The whole thing looked like peanut butter on steriods. It was tasty, cheap and didn't need refrigeration. Others had discovered what I knew for a long time. A person could practically survive on peanut butter alone. It was my favourite food since I was five.

Malnutrition is devastating millions of children both in the 3rd world and in North America. Kids can't learn or stay heathy until they've eaten properly (i.e. not from canned foods and junk food but nutritious supplements like Plumbly Nut)

Any crusade against poverty would include a crusade against malnutrition. That would include providing food banks in Canada, etc. with delicious power bars/paste like Plumby Nut. 

Get capitalists and politicians on board in the anti-malnutrition crusade. It concerns more people than poor Africans.

Posted by qualteam at 9:06 PM EDT
Updated: Sunday, 21 October 2007 9:21 PM EDT

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