GM Stock Price at 54-Year Low

Update – The automotive marketplace is changing faster than most have anticipated, thus, I decided that I needed to look a little closer at GM stock…  Less than 9 months ago, GM was valued at over $42 per share.  At

Important Facts and Figures

Interesting story from George Will with important facts and figures: …in 2006, blacks, who are less than 13 percent of the population, were 37.5 percent of all state and federal prisoners. About one in 33 black men was in prison, compared

Rex TV & Appliance

Update – It was interesting to read the business section of the Dayton Daily News and see that others are finally making observations I made nearly two years ago (see below).   I commend Rex’s CEO, Stuart Rose, for his resourcefulness in

StubHub — Seller Beware!

Update – My contacting the Better Business Bureau (BBB) helped us to finally get paid from StubHub.  Interestingly, as part of closing the case, the SubHub Customer Care representative told the BBB that they were refunding my $60 fee (see

Petroleum, Capitalism, and Socialism

The cost-of-energy crisis has one benefit.  It has helped clarify the economic positions of Democrats versus Republicans.  While the capitalistic Republicans cajole everyone about drilling for oil in Alaska and along the coast lines, the socialist Democrats scream about nationalizing the

The Tool Changes the Brain

A young Computer Scientist named Leonard, who will be attending Carnegie Mellon University sent me this article, “Is Google Making us Stupid?”.  The article describes how the use of the Internet is changing our thinking processes: My mind now expects to take

Pima Air & Space Museum

Since I live near one of the best aerospace museums in the World (National Museum of the Air Force), I typically don’t visit aircraft museums elsewhere.  However, since the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona was only a few