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An Open Letter To President Obama

A friend of mine emailed this letter to me and I thought it was interesting enough to post on This letter was written by highly respected Proctor & Gamble Executive, Lou Pritchett: Dear President Obama: You are the thirteenth President under whom I have lived and unlike Any of... Continue reading "An Open Letter To President Obama" »

All Populism and No Plan Makes Michele a Frightening Lady

I know we spend an inordinate amount of time discussing Michele Bachmann. The problem is, she's everywhere and she's frightening. Some of her statements can be excused as mere pandering to the base and that's understandable. Some of them may be sincerely held beliefs. But some of them betray a... Continue reading "All Populism and No Plan Makes Michele a Frightening Lady" »

The Filibuster

A lot of young guys making some noise right now. Any one you like in particular? Matt Jeffersonville, IN ___________________________________ George Bernard Shaw once pointed out that "youth is wasted on the young." Me, as I continue getting older, I couldn't agree more. It's a total waste. And honestly, I'm... Continue reading "The Filibuster" »

Another way to help the economy and the consumer

Insurance companies advertise like crazy. They are all over the airwaves. What if they reduced their advertising budgets by 50% and passed the savings on to the consumer? Gasoline is a necessary commodity. What if the petroleum companies cut their advertising budgets in half and reduced the price of a... Continue reading "Another way to help the economy and the consumer" »

Milwaukee (and America's) Best

Like Amy Winehouse's death and taxes, sad but inevitable, the US finally lost its AAA debt rating. Sure, it's only S&P that followed through on the cut but it's not like we didn't see this coming. At least 7 US companies have more cash on hand than the US government.... Continue reading "Milwaukee (and America's) Best" »


President Obama has been in office for over 2 years. No matter how the White House spins this, the US Credit Rating Downgrade happened on his watch. People will begin to figure out that this is bad when the Stock Market drops another 1000 points on Monday. Obama’s stock will... Continue reading "USA DOWNGRADED - OBAMA NEXT?" »

Bill Nye and the Tea Party

Whether or not the US Congress came up with a deal to avoid default really doesn't matter. The issue is a symptom, not the disease itself. The disease is the ideological purity embodied by the Tea Party. Yes, they have some worthwhile ideas and I do think the government should... Continue reading "Bill Nye and the Tea Party" »

Sovereign Default and the Dodgers

As the possibility of an US default on its sovereign debt draws agonizingly close, I'd like to try and put this in terms that baseball fans can understand. The USA, the greatest country in the history of the world, is about to become to world finance what the Dodgers are... Continue reading "Sovereign Default and the Dodgers" »

Brady, Manning & Brees Call for Lockout End – Didn’t they start this mess?

Hypocrisy comes in many forms. This time it comes in the form of top NFL QBs Brady, Manning and Brees going public to say that “it’s time for a deal.” All NFL fans want a deal to be sure but wasn’t it their lawsuit that started this whole thing or... Continue reading "Brady, Manning & Brees Call for Lockout End – Didn’t they start this mess?" »

Overlooked aspects of the lockouts

Suppose you open up a restaurant near a professional sports stadium. Supply your patrons with cheap beer, burgers and fries, and several large televisions to show the game and the idea is so solid not even Frank McCourt could ruin it. Sure, if it isn't a baseball team then the... Continue reading "Overlooked aspects of the lockouts" »

The Filibuster

How come you get to vote up to 25 times for All Star selections? Is one vote per person less democratic? Nathan Mattoon, IL ___________________________________ MLB made $6.1 billion in revenue in 2010. 28% of that revenue ($1.7 billion), came from the New York Yankees. The Phillies and Red Sox... Continue reading "The Filibuster" »

NFL Better Get their Act Together or Lose Season

The negotiating team led by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association Director DeMaurice Smith met this week with U.S. Magistrate Judge Arthur Boylan, following a 15-hour session on Thursday that went past midnight. What did they get done? Squat. Nothing. Nada. Talk progress, but the further the impass... Continue reading "NFL Better Get their Act Together or Lose Season" »

NFL News: There Is Reason For Optimism On The Labor Front

The NFL's most prominent owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell have had several meetings recently with the players association representatives. These talks were not mandated by the courts. Both sides agreed to hold these talks (the fact that they are agreeing to anything is excellent news). According to several sources close... Continue reading "NFL News: There Is Reason For Optimism On The Labor Front" »

Going Big

Sometimes, when you feel like your stuck in a Groundhog's Day, you have to do something big to break yourself out of the situation. Taking a week's vacation, volunteering at a homeless shelter or sucking down a forty after work can help alleviate the soul-crushing numbness for a brief period... Continue reading "Going Big" »

NFL News: Talks Wrap Up For Now

The NFL labor woes continue, however there does seem to be light at the end of the tunnel. Roger Goodell and a handfull of the leagues most powerful and prominent owners have been engaged in "informal " talks with the players representatives. The talks, which took place in Long Island,... Continue reading "NFL News: Talks Wrap Up For Now" » Video Corner

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