Category Archives: Future

Cosmology, Religion, Politics, Human Nature … And Reality?

There is much that we don’t understand in our cosmos. We don’t understand relativity, for instance. They say that a traveler at high speed through space would, were he to return to earth, find that decades had passed in an … Continue reading

Posted in Future, Government, Politics, Science | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Caesar And Napoleon To Putin And Obama: Only Murphy Is Left Standing …

President Obama is receiving much mud, slung by frothing Conservatives, over Ukraine. A recent column by normally judicious Victor Davis Hanson¬†¬†describes the Presidents’ difficulty. Foaming Conservatives are accusing the Prez of everything from cowardice to weakness over Ukraine. Columnist Hanson … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Finance, Future, History | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Ode To Dr. Strangelove As He Moves In Next Door …

the U.S. was the first nuclear power; it gained the world’s attention by bombing Japan. The bombing did not generate the attention; that came from the ratio: One bomv = one city. After WWII, a handful of developed nations monopolized … Continue reading

Posted in Foriegn Policy, Future, Nuclear Politics | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Another Tale of Two Cities (And a Poem)

Our empty Chinese metropolis awaits its best of times, when its emptiness will be filled by throngs of Chinese migrating off the land into cities in China’s long-delayed industrial revolution. While it waits, it represents an enormous investment of resources … Continue reading

Posted in China, Competition, Congress, Domestic Policy, Economics, Future, Government Motors, Politics, Recession, Unions | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Smart Bankers SELL Reverse Mortgages (They Don’t Buy Them!)

Reverse mortgages are touted by TV advertisers and knocked by the New York Times, which is in turn savaged by a university professor (Reverse Mortgages) while the financial sky is preparing to fall (World Economy).. Or not. Retirees staring at … Continue reading

Posted in Bank Failure, Banks, Debt, Finance, Future, Home Ownership, Inflation | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Republicans Are Dead! Long Live The (New) Republicans!

Republicans arose from former Whigs plus Free Soil Democrats in 1854 when the leaders of the older parties no longer represented their voters. Obviously (they didn’t vote for Romney) Tea Party Republicans feel that way now. When the Democrats moved … Continue reading

Posted in Assassination, Democrats, Domestic Policy, Education, Future, Media Bias, Politics, Public Schools, Rand Paul, Republicans, Tea Party | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obama’s in the White House, the World is Safe Again; You Can Relax!

Romney couldn’t save us, so we didn’t elect him. Fair enough. Newly President again Obama can’t save us either, but we elected him anyway. Didn’t know what else to do with the first 1/4 black U.S. president, I guess. He’s … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Big Brother, Business, Energy, Environment, EPA, Future, Jobs, Military, Taxes | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments