Democrats Preach Virtue of Labor Unions

This is an amusing outlook on what drives an economy…  According to a recent article in Newsday, “Democratic presidential candidates argued Saturday night that organized labor is an essential part of the nation’s economy…”  Hmm, I can certainly understand the

Journalistic Mistakes

An interesting article in American Thinker where Randall Hoven has organized a list of journalistic mistakes.  He has captured over 60 transgressions from the past 10 years, including the most recent, Scott Beauchamp who invented stories about soldiers in Iraq, and

More Bad News for Microsoft Vista

This is for son Leonard…  PCLaunch notes that the popularity of Windows XP is still making things difficult for Vista. Now Vista has again suffered a major setback, with Lenovo (Olympic 2008′ official sponsor) installing XP on it’s machines to

Privacy and Cell Phones

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I try to be fairly respectful of not talking on my cell phone in public places (there is nothing worse than someone using a cell phone on a full elevator).  This

Is Diversity a Good Thing?

I happen to be an engineer that believes in “portfolio theory“, also known as “don’t put all of your eggs in one basket”.  In reality, portfolio theory is based on the financial principle of spreading risk by having a diversified

Congressman Hobson Tennis Event

Yesterday, we participated in the 3rd Annual Congressman Hobson Golf & Tennis event.   We had nine employees from Renaissance along with a couple of staffers from the Congressman’s office participating in a round-robin doubles tennis tournament at the Springfield Country