Thursday, May 30, 2024

How To Protect Your Remote Workers.

Tweet ( When we think of an employee’s life in a modern day corporation, the majority of us picture an office, with a 9-5 working day, a boss a little too overconfident in his ability (we have The Office to thank for that,) and a kitchen fridge that always seems to have lunches disappear. However, […]

Benefits of Participating in Water Sports.

May 25, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The adrenaline-rush, ability to get a great workout, and soak up some sun represent just of the benefits offered by participating in water sports. In most cases, water sports are done outside, where participants can breathe in fresh air and enjoy nature. These sports lift the spirit and provide a copious amount of […]

Money, Money, Money…

May 22, 2019 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Look at the dollar bills in your wallet. They say they are “legal tender for all debts.” But are they? What makes them valuable? What makes them worth anything? Each bill says, “In God We Trust.” But God won’t guarantee their value. The $20 bill depicts the White House. Congress is on $50s. […]

Six Ways To Fix American Universities.

Tweet ( Distinguished professor emeritus of economics at Ohio University Richard Vedder’s new book, “Restoring the Promise,” published by the Independent Institute based in Oakland, California, is about the crisis in higher education. He summarizes the three major problems faced by America’s colleges and universities. First, our universities “are vastly too expensive, often costing twice […]

Why Your E-commerce Business Isnt Making Money.

Tweet ( Many people have a dream of setting up their own e-commerce store and cashing in on some of the success of companies like Etsy and Amazon. But as many keen sellers soon find out, it’s easier said than done. Making money in retail has been difficult traditionally. But making money online is even […]

Those Right-Wing Disrupters.

May 20, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Recently, I saw two separate stories about right-wing disrupters. In one case, a well-known bookstore in the Washington, DC area, “Politics & Prose,” was visited by right-wing disrupters during a book event focused on “whiteness.” In another case, a discussion of race and politics in the Dominican Republic was disrupted by alleged Dominican […]

Which is Worse? College Corruption or Admissions SCAM?

Tweet ( Last week’s column discussed the highly publicized university corruption scheme wherein wealthy parents bought admission at prestigious universities for their children. That is dishonest and gives an unfair advantage to those young people but won’t destroy the missions of the universities. There is little or no attention given by the mainstream media to […]

The Democrats Unhinged Over Alabama’s Abortion Bill.

May 18, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Alabama’s mostly Republican lawmakers and governor passed a strong abortion ban this week, and liberals are fit to be tied. “Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that was approved by overwhelming majorities in both chambers of the legislature,” said Gov. Kay Ivey. “To the bill’s many […]

Defense Spending: On the Rise, But Not Really Enough.

May 18, 2019 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( We have a good news-bad news situation on our hands when it comes to defense spending. The good news is, it’s heading in the right direction: up. The bad news is, it remains too low to fix the spending holiday that afflicted our military for years — a failure to fund that has […]

Really, War With Iran?

May 18, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei seemed to dismiss the idea. “There won’t be any war. … We don’t seek a war, and (the Americans) don’t either. They know it’s not in their interests.” The ayatollah’s analysis — a war is […]

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