Monthly Archives: June 2017

Et tu, Brute?

Latin phrase meaning “and you, Brutus?”, “even you, Brutus?”;  purportedly the last words of the Roman dictator Julius Caesar to his friend Marcus Brutus at the moment of his assassination, after Brutus and other members of the Roman senate heaped

THE SOLUTION TO THE GUN CRISES IN AMERICA

First, I do not own a gun and have no immediate plans to buy one.  In spite of that a support the second amendment to the constitution, which guarantees the right to own a weapon. In the face of our

WHY THE TWO SPACE SHUTTLES EXPLODED

In 2993, Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated upon reentering the Earth’s atmosphere.  The reason given was technical failure: one of the heat shields blew off and the 3,000-degree heat cut through the craft and started a fire, which then caused the

TIME FOR PUTIN TO STAND DOWN

  Many times I have written to support Putin in some of his actions: like annexing Crimea, which had been Russia’s only warm water port for centuries.  I wrote several times about how the U.S. and the West and NATO

DONALD TRUMP AND THE PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD

You, along with the entire world may wonder why Trump backed out of the Paris accord.  If you are looking at the science behind global warming, you are looking in the wrong place.  It’s really about Donald and his businesses

JARED KUSHNER: ANOTHER GENIUS IN THE TRUMP FAMILY

Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner met with a state-run Russian bank which had been under U.S. economic sanctions since 2014. It was disclosed that its executives had met Jared, a key policy adviser in the Trump’s “circle of fools” administration, during

SOCIOPATHS IN CORPORATIONS AND THE GOVERNMENT

According to collated research and a recent Harvard Business Review report, the failure rate for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) sits between 70 percent and 90 percent. That is a remarkably high figure, but when you consider the range of business,

THOSE DAMN RUSSIANS…AT IT AGAIN

 Damn Russians interfered with our election!  Bastards!  How could they dare do that?  If they were a democracy like we are, they would never have done such a thing!! Really?  We showed them how it’s done. In 2011, protests arose

WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER WORK FOR UBER

Uber has long said its drivers get paid more than traditional cabbies. But do they really? Driver surveys, strikes, and class action lawsuits suggest otherwise. Most recently, BuzzFeed estimated that drivers in Denver, Detroit and Houston make less than $13.25