Rethinking Jobs and China

Ok, I understand the propensity to wish that all of the manufacturing jobs that we’ve lost to China could somehow, magically, be returned to the land between the oceans. I also wish all of the hair that fell out of my head from 1980 until yesterday would magically start growing again. Neither are going to…

Yes, Another Blog about Occupy Wall Street

Having offered my own alternative solutions to the U.S. economic and tax policy screw-ups that are taking us quickly towards another Great Depression in an earlier blog, I have to wonder, “Is class warfare such a bad idea”? Willard Mitt Romney seems to think that’s what OWS is about. Although the “average” American has become…

A Non-Typical Night

I sometimes compare marriage to the Middle East….A religious experience of sorts (otherwise known to my wife as “hell on earth”). In order for two such diverse cultures to coexist peacefully, there must be give and take from both sides. I pride myself on always doing as much as I possibly can to promote peace….…

A Reasonable Non-Partisan Budget Plan

As the Congressional “Super-Committee” grinds to a probable stalemate, perhaps there is a much simpler way to accomplish the primary goal without adding extra pressure on the already fragile economy. I won’t get into what I feel is the role that pure politics has played in getting the U.S. to this point, but given the…