Tag: Business & Economy

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In the great Aaron Sorkin based-upon-real-life movie “Charlie Wilson’s War” there is a brief yet very apt exchange between Texas Representative Charlie Wilson and CIA agent Gust Avrakotos: Wilson: “No, I don’t understand…because I’m stupid.” Avrakotos: “No, you’re not stupid – you’re just in Congress.” In the area of pharmaceuticals and their national and international…

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Every intellectually honest person acknowledges government its own self – is a monopoly. Only the government Post Office can legally deliver First Class mail – because government has made it illegal for anyone else to do so. As a flood victim of Hurricane Irma – I can assure you government monopoly flood insurance is…mind-meltingly awful.…

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The world last week was rightly agog when Tech uber-giant Apple became the first company on the planet ever to top a $1 trillion market cap. And many people think that’s only the beginning. VC Gene Munster: Apple Is in a ‘Paradigm Shift’ That Will Make It Worth Even More than $1 Trillion How did…

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Will wonders never cease. We who follow the goings-on in Washington, D.C. – are used to not a lot of good going on. We have time and again seen lots and lots of awful legislation – pass and become law. We have seen lots of last-second omnibus-ing.  Massive, unread spending bills passed at the very…

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When I attended primary school, a popular insult amongst the students (please pardon the crassness, we were kids) was “Sucks to be you.” As we’ve previously noted – life is high school on steroids.  Which President Donald Trump seems to grasp better than most.  He applied this knowledge to accomplish oh-so-very-much in the private sector…