Avoiding Regrets

During our drive to the Pittsburgh area, Mark Kelly and I spent a few hours together discussing our philosophical outlook on life.  Now that we’re both in our 40s, one subject that was important to both of us is the notion

Great Quotes from Albert Einstein

These are courtesy of the Strange Cosmos web site: 1. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” 2. “Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.” 3. “It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.”

More Chinese Pirating of IP

Pirated copies of ”The Da Vinci Code” appeared on the streets of China’s capital on Tuesday, hot on the heels of its general release in China.  The Associated Press article notes that when Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao was asked about China’s

Life is a Conspiracy

I know a few people on a professional level that strongly believe that every significant event in history is the result of a secret cabal or conspiracy.  Whether it’s the Moslem belief the 9/11 was the result of secret efforts from

European Pusillanimity Continues

You gotta love the Europeans… Neville Chamberlain must have been at the base of the gene pool, because they all think and act like that failed peacenik.   Now here’s the latest from the AP: “The European Union said Monday it

United 93 and European Pusillanimity

We recently went to see the movie, “United 93”.  Since there have been numerous reviews of the highly rated movie, I won’t be redundant.  I won’t be redundant.   I must admit that the movie had moments that caused me to

Sokol Athletic Club

My good friend Jay Cheplowitz sent me an email over the weekend to tell me how he was at a party in one of the worst neighborhoods in Cleveland, and he encountered a wall with “Sokol” memorabilia… Most people don’t realize

Top 10 Conservative Cities

A recent article in Human Events Online listed the top 10 conservative cities… interesting to see a city from southwest Ohio in that list: 10. Cincinnati, Ohio 9. Boise, Idaho 8. Mesa, Ariz. 7. Clarksville, Tenn. 6. Wichita, Kan. 5.

How to Identify America’s Totalitarians

Another great article from Dennis Prager who notes that, “one quick way to identify totalitarian threats to liberty is to identify those who falsify the historical record on behalf of their cause.”  He proclaims that the two groups in America that are most