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Lucas Perie, Ebay Star

Yesterday I received an email telling me about an item posted on Ebay that was drawing major attention along with bids nearing $100,000 dollars. The seller was a young college student, Lucas Perie, from Greenfield. The item being sold, a simple drawing of a Hewlett-Packard Touchpad computer.

It appears that following HP’s announcement they were discounting their popular touch pad device the demand skyrocketed and inventories rapidly dwindled.  Dwindling inventory drove the price into the stratosphere and somehow Lucas conceived the idea that Continue reading Lucas Perie, Ebay Star

Maybe Not Warfare But Certainly Disparity

Frequently when discussing the distribution of wealth in America a conservative will employ the phrase, “class warfare.” They argue that liberals and the liberal media are trying to drive a wedge between the haves and have-nots that will somehow lead to a forced redistribution of wealth at the hands of government.

I don’t think anyone is advocating real “class warfare” but, there Continue reading Maybe Not Warfare But Certainly Disparity