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Immigration Reform: A Distraction from Our Real Problem

Posted on 31 January 2013

  Of all the problems facing our Congress and our nation, the most important – in the humble estimation of this author – is putting America back to work.  Since the Great Recession of 2008, unemployment levels have remained at approximately 8%, persistent unemployment hovers closer to 20%, and full employment has vanished from our […]

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The Soda Ban Debate

Posted on 13 November 2012

  The infogram below presents some valuable factual information about soda and health and, regardless of your position on Mayor Bloomberg’s soda ban in New York City, bears consideration by everyone who regularly consumes soda – particularly, sugary soda.  

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When the Power Goes Out

Posted on 03 November 2012

  Few of us ever pause to consider how pervasive an influence is electricity in our lives; until that is, we find ourselves without it.  In the past two years, however, many of us in New Jersey have had a glimpse of what life without electricity is like.   In 2011, I personally had no […]

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Mitt Romney, Our 45th President?

Posted on 23 October 2012

  Did the demeanor of the two Presidential candidates in last night’s third and final debate provide a signal as to how the individual candidates and their campaign brain trusts view the current status of the race?  To this observer, the answer is a resounding “yes!”   In most debates, the candidate trying to gain […]

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Government Knows Best: The New York City Soda Ban

Posted on 13 September 2012

  In a move that smacks of government restraint on personal liberty, the City of New York Board of Health today approved Mayor, soon to be Emperor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial initiative barring all restaurants including fast-food restaurants, delis, movie theaters, sports stadiums, and even food carts from selling sugar-sweetened drinks in cups larger than 16 […]

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11 Past 911

Posted on 11 September 2012

  Eleven years after, I still remember that fateful morning as if it were yesterday.  Much like today, it was a sunny Tuesday morning in the Metropolitan New York area.  But, that particular morning, the sunshine belied what would become – along with December 7, 1941 – an infamous date on the American calendar.   […]

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The Dark Secrets of the Bohemian Grove: More Lame Than Sinister

Posted on 17 August 2012

  What do Ronald Reagan, Donald Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, Herbert Hoover, Henry Kissinger, David Gergen, Art Linkletter, William Randolph Hearst, George W. Bush, Barry Goldwater, and Henry Ford all have in common?  The answer is that they all are or were (if they are deceased) members of the Bohemian Club, a private, male-only club with […]

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Mission to Mars: Reality or Media Hype?

Posted on 14 August 2012

  Imagine leaving your home to relocate to a distant land, never to return.  What thoughts would cross your mind?  What emotions would you experience?  Now, imagine that the distant land to which you are to relocate is not even in this world!   Well, if the plans being laid by a Dutch Company are […]

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Solving America’s Job Crisis

Posted on 07 August 2012

  As our unemployment rate hovers stubbornly over 8%, we are witnessing an America that again seems to be teetering on the verge of economic collapse.  The talking heads on the network and cable news and opinion programs tell us that our economy is growing slowly, but those of us living in the real world, […]

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A World Without Love

Posted on 25 July 2012

  In the early hours of Friday morning, July 20th, as moviegoers at the Century Aurora 16 multiplex in Aurora, Colorado were viewing the latest Batman movie, the unthinkable happened.  A gunman wearing body armor and a gas mask and carrying three firearms opened fire on those in attendance at a crowded midnight screening of […]

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