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Uber: What You Can Learn

Well, Uber, to start with, has its founder on leave and most or all of the C-suite has been dismissed from the company by the Board of Directors. Pretty sorry situation, but in hindsight, there are some lessons that could probably … Continue reading

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Trump Shakeout: Immigration, Lending

Well, we’ve had five months of the Donald, and, aside from angst among the establishment, I think things are going pretty well. The Trump Bump in growth is happening. We don’t have a healthcare plan or  tax cuts yet, but we … Continue reading

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A New Approach on Terrorism

Well, this topic is a little off what we normally blog about, but it’s been bugging me for a few months. I also have to confess that being a former intelligence officer has a lot to do with my thinking, … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

I’ve been out of commission for about a month, because of injuries sustained in a fall, but I’m able to sit at my desk, and do posts. There are a bunch of things to comment on, which I’ll try to … Continue reading

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The Real American HealthCare Act

A second outline of what should be in a healthcare bill Continue reading

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Travis, call Alan

There was an article in the LA Times about how messed up Uber is (not uncommon for a founder-led company), and how Travis Kalanick, the founder is ‘looking for help’, which almost sounded like a psych break was imminent. I … Continue reading

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Our .02 on the Healthcare Muddle

Well, it’s hard to tell what’s going on, because the MSM won’t give out the straight story and the bill won’t come up on my IPhone 7 (must be a communist plot). Our concern is that businesses be able to … Continue reading

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The Season of Treason

This isn’t normally a political blog, but there is some serious nonsense going on in Washington, and we feel compelled to comment on it. First, what were the 12 or so Republicans arrayed on the Capitol steps ticked off about? … Continue reading

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Trump Bump 2

OK, here we go, America. We’d still like to see tax cuts before Obamacare reform (we’ve provided some ideas to Trump), because we think a little profit bump will help more companies than Obamacare changes help consumers, but who knows? … Continue reading

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Is Obama Forming a Shadow Government?

It’s not really business news, unless you consider all the damage that Little Barry and the Gangsters did to business over his 8 years. But, I’ve been hearing that Little Barry and his acolytes are forming a shadow government for … Continue reading

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