Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.


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In one of the most bizarre announcements in corporate history, ailing has-been Kodak, a gem of a company decades ago but basically a shell of its former self now, was suddenly awarded a nearly billion dollar loan from the prudent, wise men of D.C., to develop a Covid vaccine. Naturally, their nearly-worthless stock exploded thousands of percent higher in value.

In the only example over the past decade of crime being taken seriously, the government actually is having second thoughts about handing a gargantuan sum of money to some less-than-savory characters, thus: