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C.R.A.P. from Bering Sea Gold

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C.R.A.P. (Collectibles Rare And Precious) Fed Ex just dropped off a vial of 24K gold, sucked off the bottom of The Bering Sea by none other than Mr. Gold himself, Shawn Pomrenke. The proof is in the attached video, as well as E-Bay, where the bidding is fast and furious. Disclaimers: The display was assembled…

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Off The Wall: The Right of Free College

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Jim Childers writes… Hey Mike – I hear all the Presidential candidates talking about the “right” of “free” college and how college is necessary to function in our society. I have not heard a single candidate opine about the necessity of training for the “trades.” Why do you suppose our “anointed ones” have such a…

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Lamar Advertising’s Unsolicited Generosity

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Couple years ago, I spent a week one day putting up a billboard in Tyler Texas. Those of you who saw the episode might recall a truly likable lunatic named Gene, who showed me the finer points of completing a giant erection in the midst of a thunder storm. (There’s a sentence I never thought…

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Time to Announce Our Work Ethic Scholarship Program

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The time has come to announce another pile of free money, painstakingly raised from the sale of C.R.A.P. in my garage, (Collectibles Rare And Precious,) and generously supplemented by a few companies eager to support our Work Ethic Scholarship Program. Thanks to their largess and your generosity, we’ve scrounged up over $400,000 to get people…

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Zachary Greenwood Living the S.W.E.A.T. Pledge & Making mrW Proud

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Today’s scholarship recipient profile came about in a most unusual way… Last week at the office we got a package from Seattle. The box contained surplus merchandise that hadn’t been sold during the Dirty Talk with Mike Rowe performance last month. Among the hats, posters, and totes there was an envelope addressed to Mike Rowe….

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5.6 MILLION REASONS TO STOP IGNORING THE SKILLS GAP

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Last week, my personal toilet at mikeroweWORKS Headquarters coughed up a disgusting clog of bad advice, noxious bromides, and odorous stereotypes, leaving my entire office awash in the horrific stench of myth and nonsense. With no licensed plumbers on hand, I was forced to address the problem myself, pulling each offending fallacy from it’s cardboard…

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