Is the Electrician Going to Show?

You’ve probably had experiences similar to many Americans when it comes to dealing with tradespeople.  When I say “tradespeople”, I’m talking about the friendly neighborhood electrician, plumber, mason, carpenter, etc.  My experience is that these people are all independently wealthy

Yahoo Going Down the Tubes?

Update – It looks like I called this one right.   According to an article in TechCrunch, Jerry Yang stepped down as CEO of Yahoo… The wheels are in motion. Nov 7 – A couple of interesting articles about Yahoo today in Bloomberg

What is the Direction of American Democracy?

While I have never identified with the libertarians, I’ve always believed in minimizing Government intervention. During this time of unprecedented involvement by our Federal Government, it’s useful to reflect on some pertinent quotes on the subject from influential Americans over the

Government Keeps Growing Larger

It doesn’t matter if it’s Republicans or Democrats, the US Goverment keeps growing… Insightful comments from Mark Steyn:  Even in America, federal spending (in inflation-adjusted 2007 dollars) has gone from $600 billion in 1965 to $3 trillion today. The Heritage Foundation

A Great Writer has Died

A great writer has passed on… Michael Crichton, author of Andromeda Strain, Jurassic Park, and many other stories, died yesterday. His early novel, Andromeda Strain, had such an impact on me as a young boy that it influenced my decision to choose