Happy tax day!

Albert Einstein said “The most confusing force in the universe is the United States income tax code”. If Albert Einstein couldn’t understand this tax

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Happy Mother’s Day

Just some ramblings from a homeless traveller. I went out to California for a family wedding, which was at the Ritz Carlton in Dana

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The middle east

Here’s a brief history of the current event. This doesn’t try to be sensitive to feelings, but instead looks at common sense; 6 Years

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European GPS

On December 28 a Russian rocket boosted the Giove-A satellite into orbit from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. What was it for? The EU

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A tale of two economies

Investors Business Daily had a really good article that I wanted to share. It uses the empirical model of reverse engineering different results to

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Taking action

Lack of responsibility drives me nuts, as does agendas over sanity. 1) People chose not to stock up on water/supplies despite numerous warnings; but

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Peace and Gaza?

Currently, there’s been a lot of news about Israel pulling out of the Jewish Settlements in the Gaza Strip. People are inundated with emotional

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Hiroshima

Every year or so, I hear some America basher, here or abroad, bring up the issue of Hiroshima and “the Bomb”. That the U.S.

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Simple Simon Saint James

There was an article over at MacNet2 that a friend (known as Mark M) called my attention to, that was sort of the traditional

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Contrast in London

I often read many foreign papers after a major news event, just to see what their take on things is. NYT, Guardian, Le Monde

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Apple Cell Service?

MacOS Rumors (http://www.macosrumors.com/20050523B.php), discussed Apple creating their own cell phone network. This is bizarre to me; the cell phone industry is a HIGHLY competitive

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European World Order

To understand world politics and the U.S, we must first understand what makes our political systems different. They are pretty basic and fundamental; that

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European Vacation

I just got back from a small European trip, and decided to pen a sort of diary of observations. A blathering, off topic, series

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The U.N. and American Business

I despise hypocrisy and double-standards. The nature of Americans is to seek fairness and justice. Many other cultures are far more tolerant of injustice,

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Hanoi Jane speaks again

Jane Fonda is once again on the media stump, promoting her own agenda, and her own book. In one way, you’d think she learned

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The End of Shiavo

The Terri Shiavo story has been completely overplayed, and if you’re like me, you’re probably more than a little tired of it. The good

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