A Practical Approach to Airport Security

With the recent “Underweargate” experience (i.e., the Moslem hiding explosives in his underwear during a flight to Detroit), people are losing any sense of respect for the TSA screening process.  Naturally, I’ve had many people ask me: “DZ, how do the

Quotes for the New Year

1) Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. 2) Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time. 3) Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them. 4) One life – a

Those Who Ignore History

Please “Cry for Me, Argentina”… courtesy of Joe K. In the early 20th century, Argentina was one of the richest countries in the world. While Great Britain ‘s maritime power and its far-flung empire had propelled it to a dominant

Obama and Iran

While O’bama is traipsing around the world for “important” issues, such as the Olympics, Global Warming, etc., the rest of the world is focused on Iran.  Most recently, the Iranians have elected to make some provocative moves by seizing oil

How Do You Answer the Phone?

“Hello” wasn’t always the first thing people said when they answered the phone. After the first proper phone service was started in the US in 1878, people said “Ahoy”. Hmm… I’ll have to give that a try.

Economic Growth with Obama

Update – As I’ve previously stated, the financial markets and businesses do not like economic uncertainty introduced by Democrats or Republicans.  The Wall Street Journal talks about “The Uncertainty Economy” with comments like these: The panicked Democrats’ biggest problem is that Congress