O’bama’s Economy

“I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” — Winston Churchill  

Is GM Finished?

Glancing at the Wall Street Journal today, I couldn’t avoid seeing these projections about the new ownership composition of General Motors: US Government – 50% United Auto Workers – 39% Everyone Else – 11% Can you imagine a company majority-owned

Animals with Long Memories

Updated with Elephant Photo  June 22,  2008 – Believe me, this is worth the reading till the very end! In 1986, Peter Davies was on holiday in Kenya after graduating from Northwestern University . On a hike through the bush, he came

Beer Tasting Event at UD

I had the honor of joining Todd Imwalle at a beer tasting event held at UD late Saturday afternoon.  We sampled 10 different beers, ranging from Duvel to Brooklyn Chocolate Stout…  I slept very well Saturday night.

Americans Accepting of Socialism?

An interesting survey from Rasmussen… It appears that only 53% of American adults believe capitalism is better than socialism. Adults under 30 are essentially evenly divided: 37% prefer capitalism, 33% socialism, and 30% are undecided. Since the majority of US

A Great Memory Test

This is an interesting trivia test forwarded to me by my buddy, Slick Imwalle. There are 20 questions. The average score is 12. This one will be difficult for the younger set. It helps if you are over 60. Have

Long-Term View of Stock Market

An interesting article in the Business Insider that illustrates the 140-year history of the bull and bear markets. A few obvious takeaways include the fact that bull and bear markets have always been with us, and the market swings above