Even if it falls your lot to be a street sweeper, go on out and sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures; sweep streets like Handel and Beethoven composed music; sweep streets like Shakespeare wrote poetry; sweep streets so well that all the host of heaven and earth will have to pause and say, “Here lived a great street sweeper who swept his job well.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Quote of the Day: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
A Real World Solar Energy Example
In the video above, the homeowner explains how he spent $42,000 in 2009 installing 20 solar panels on his Rochester, NY home. He used $12,000 of his own money, and the other $30,000 was paid for by state and federal taxpayer subsidies and tax credits. Over the life of the panels, Mr. Punton says he’ll be lucky to even get $8,000 to $10,000 back in reduced utility bills, which won’t even cover his own investment, much less cover any of the $30,000 in taxpayer subsidies and tax credits.
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Sunday, August 18, 2013
Another Blind Squirrel Gets Lucky
“I believe that opportunity looks a lot like hard work.... Build a life. Don’t live one, build one.”
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Thursday, August 15, 2013
Blind Squirrel Finds Acorn
A shocking admission from Bono: “Aid is just a stopgap. Commerce [and] entrepreneurial capitalism take more people out of poverty than aid. We need Africa to become an economic powerhouse.”
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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Quote of the Day: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
"Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act."
~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Friday, August 2, 2013
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