Posts tagged Washington DC

City, Suburb or Country? Where to Live

GDP was 4.1%. Shocking. It’s the first time during the Obama presidency that GDP has registered real growth. Under 3% is anemic. It shows me that even with bad government policy at virtually all levels, the American economy is amazingly …






The Key To Startup Success

Yesterday my friend Howard Lindzon posted this article to his Facebook wall. Chamath Palihapitiya Says He Has Cracked the Code for Making Startups Grow That’s okay with me if he has because I am co-invested with them on a company, …






In Washington DC

I am in Washington DC today for a World War Two Museum board meeting.  Yesterday, I rented a bike share for $7 and rode around the monuments.  It’s a fantastic way to get around DC. The traffic isn’t used to …






Breakfast Links

Hey, let’s try higher taxes.  If the Democrats ran basketball we’d play without a shot clock and the lane would be three feet wide.  Why not tax the movie industry? I agree with Glenn Reynolds.  No one is really happy …






Predictions for 2013

Starting to see the annual predictions for 2013 crop up everywhere.  They are interesting but usually never correct.  I certainly missed on a lot of predictions last year.  How on earth did Obama get re-elected?!  When I look at things, …






Companies, and People Say They are “Apolitical”

Over and over again, I hear individuals and companies say they are apolitical.  They actually hate politics or are disgusted by them.  I can’t say that I blame them. But then there comes a time when that apolitical belief bites …