Jeremy Truitt

An attempt to understand the world of current events, finance and the economy on a level that allows me to teach it. I'm a journalist. Oh and the occasional post about family, life and kids!

Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Ratings Porn: Fox News Accidentally Airs Live Suicide

During the September 28th edition of “Studio B With Shepard Smith,” Fox News decided to cover a live car chase in Arizona. Narrated by Shepard, the incident ended in about … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 11 Comments

Bacon in the Toaster?!

Originally posted on Bohemian Radio:
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the TV show The Jetsons. What was awesome about The Jetsons is that it showed us a marvelous…

September 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Wrong Turn in iOS6, a deep breakdown of the maps (or lack thereof)

Originally posted on My Side of the World:
I’m quite the tech enthusiast and have no qualms with people who choose Apple’s iOS ecosystem although it’s no secret that I…

September 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hard Work Beats Talent When Talent Doesn’t Work Hard: Why Entitlement is Toxic

  We all hear these phrases, heck we’ve probably all used one before. “It’s not fair.” “It’s not my fault.” “I deserve (insert word here).” “That’s not my job.” “I … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 14 Comments

Jay-Z…Lucky Rapper Or Underprivileged Warren Buffett?

  In this 2010 photo, Jay-Z sits in a small diner in Omaha, NE for an interview with Steve Forbes and Warren Buffett. The most successful investor in history at … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · 10 Comments

Unemployment Rate Drops From 8.3% to 8.1%, And That’s Terrible News

  Unemployment rate. Jobless claims. Long-term unemployed. These are admittedly confusing words we all hear thrown around the media frequently. I’m going to break this down with a very simplistic … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 6 Comments

President Obama And Mitt Romney Say They’ll Create Jobs, But Does It Even Matter?

  The upcoming election no doubt has everybody polarized. It’s no surprise that the election most likely hinges on one very serious word: Economy. I’ve heard both President Obama and … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · 8 Comments