Posts tagged President

Hope For The Future

Today the Iowa primaries play out…..finally.  I was checking my Twitter feed this morning, and I saw this tweet from Balaji S. Srinivasan. He is a venture capital partner at a16z and heavily immersed in Bitcoin. 1/ Trump/Sanders are what …






Is A Cyber Attack an Act of War?

This past week it was revealed that the Chinese hacked into American government computer systems and stole sensitive information about 16.9 million military and intelligence employees applying for security clearances. Is this an act of war or not? We could …






Don’t Put the Bull on the Rotisserie Yet

The S&P ($ES_F) hit a new high yesterday. It seems like only a week ago I was reading articles about “Sell in May and go away.” Maybe they just meant “sell out of the money puts”. The bull market isn’t …






Selling The Why And Populist Movements

Watch this video the next time you need to sell something. It’s a powerful reminder of how to move people. Selling the Why is important for big movements, but it’s critical for sales calls too. Engaging people on a deeper …






Sooner or Later, You Have to Make A Decision

There are different leadership styles.  Different leadership styles suit different kinds of companies and organizations.  Virtually everyone wants to see a leader as a “man of action”.  However, how that action filters into actual activity is the key to leadership. …






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IRS targets conservative groups, and Jewish groups.  It’s not low level employees but upper level employees.  Most transparent administration ever.  With high gas prices, a stagnant economy and a President that uses the Executive branch for his personal missions, I …






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American MicroBrews catch on world wide. This is pretty cool.  I am drinking as many local brews from the midwest as I can.  So much better than mass produced beer, which tastes like water…. Pay your taxes today……. Headed up …






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It’s the Ides of March Louisiana proposes ending all income taxes.  The Big Easy Boom.  (if it passes)  Hint to Wisconsin and Indiana. Redefining conservatives. Is it time to buy $RIMM stock? Do you need a board chair?  How should …






This Will Make You Laugh, or Cry

From Coyote Blog A little visibility on the sequester. Man, facts are stubborn things. So is hyperbole. The news media carried the water pretty well for the President don’t you think?






Why The Sequester Isn’t Financial Armageddon

The sequester isn’t armageddon.  It’s just something Obama is using to punish Republicans with and scare people.  That’s why he said 800,000 jobs will be lost at the Pentagon. In the physical space itself, only 24,000 military and civilian personnel work …






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Illinois retired teachers want a transaction tax to pay for their pensions. One of my favorite movies was Chinatown.  But not for this reason. Obama owns the run up in national debt. Obamacare forcing businesses to change, but not the …






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When your life seems to be going nowhere. This must be the worst restaurant review in history. Get a job by sharing your worst failure work story. It’s the no bid market.  I have traded through these before.  Really not …






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Both candidates are watching Twitter. Crazy Barry’s How to turn a huge problem into a business. Fast and furious over Benghazi Rest assured, we were duped.  One year ago yesterday, MF Global happened.  Why is Corzine not charged?  After reading …