Enlightenment

I recently attained enlightenment.  At 7:46 PM UTC on 3 January 2017, 48 yrs, 236 days, 8 hrs, 15 mins, 31 seconds after exiting the womb and starting the search—I was progressive at a very young age—enlightenment descended over me like warm rays of sunshine.  I know this because I tweeted as much seconds after the event—minus the colorful prose. 

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12 Reasons to Celebrate Demonetization

India’s demonetization is having a major impact on her people, especially the poor and middle class.  In a society that remains cash-driven, the removal of a considerable portion of exchangeable notes in a short period of time resulted in significant and in some cases unrecoverable consequences for a large number of honest, hard working Indians.  However, while people complain, there are a number of benefits to demonetization. 

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Headlines and a Healthy Sense of Humor

One of the best things about being an avid reader is discovering most writers, journalists and editors have a great sense of humor.  Although content on the Robert J. Richey blog often includes some playful banter, a sense of whimsy, and occasionally droll satire, it often lacks the darker sarcasm found in our home—much to the chagrin of the big thinking, rocking hot spouse.  Thankfully, news outlets everywhere provide a sufficiently combustible mix of solemnity, irony, and mockery to ignite one’s self-restrained stockpile of cynically sarcastic juices.

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Manchester United: Translating English to English

In honor of our lengthy list of followers from the United Kingdom, I’m making a concerted effort to learn a bit more about football—also known as soccer to us American rebels.  Sometimes the news about UK football teams is confusing.  A good British to American english translator would be a godsend—not just for articles, but during most of the conversations with our UK mates.

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