Talking to the Queen

Barack Obama met with the Queen of England. He asked her, “Your Majesty, how do you run such an efficient government? Are there any tips you can give to me?” ”Well,” said the Queen, “the most important thing is to

Who is Pretending to be an Avatar?

I recently screened the movie “Avatar”… Am I missing something?  Do people really like this movie? As a fan of the Sci Fi genre, I really appreciated the latest rendition of special effects (note: I saw the 2D version of the movie).  However,

Tenure can be Deadly

Who knew that not receiving the coveted “tenure” at a university could lead to a shooting rampage?  Evidently, Amy Bishop,  a professor of Biology, shot three of her colleagues at the University of Alabama at Huntsville (sounds like she didn’t like the

Thoughts on the Role of Government

A few appropriate quotes from Ronald Reagan: “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” “Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.” “Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them.” “Government’s first duty is to protect