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2010 in perspective

– The year is a month, the month is a week, the week is nothing. I can happily report to have had at least one memorable experience each month, two or three in most months and I have preserved those memories in some form so that I can look back some day and smile. A […]

The tax cut scam

Common sense is often so uncommon that it can be heralded as a virtue. So can be said about the bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2%, it is simply a long scam being sold as a job-creating solution (and I know a long scam when I see one). One very simple thing I point […]

Please don’t kill NPR

This whole exercise in ridiculousness about cutting federal funding for NPR because of the Juan Williams incident has me seriously worried about the direction of this country. Over the years, the news junkie inside of me has taken me to a lot of nooks and crannies where I can get an update or opinion from, […]

Ranting about immigration

Maybe its the only issue that makes me sad and angry at the same time. It’s painful to see that so many good, smart and deserving folk are estranged and heartbroken because of the ungodly waiting periods and bureaucracy of the immigration system in this country. Needless to say, the godfathers of our supreme senate […]

Thoughts on Day Trading

A few years ago I wanted to be a day trader, a pirate on the high seas, a Gordon Gekko-lite that raided the holds of the slow moving freighters. So I bought subscriptions, I bought software, I bought accounts, I believed it was the beginning of the end of he slavery, the beginning of the […]

No City Left Behind

Just marveling at another perk of being married – I have a great travel buddy. Give our current short-term employment situation forcing us to live apart,  I am beginning to think this is somewhat of a blessing in disguise, for we are both equally exhilirated that we get to meet-up in a different place every […]