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Generally, I'm neither a fan nor a critic of Andy Rooney's commentary on CBS's show "60 Minutes" but everyone once in awhile I think the gets things just about right. The other night Andy, whose job I guess is to be provocative, dropped this little word bomb: There's only so much money in the world [...]

Interesting read: I searched Google news for "machinist" and, besides the various stories about strikes or accidents one news search result that stood out were snippets of news about machinists that had retired or were retiring. Why is this noteworthy? Well, as a country that proposes to get back into the "making things" game, a/k/a [...]

As an initial impression, one can envision the machinist operating beside a hardware tool to produce and cut materials into its expected results. In a way, a machinist is no different than a traditional potter, taking away the excess clay to produce the required specifications of the company/client. However, this is not always the case [...]