Trump: A final post-mortem on Donald’s presidential victory

Donald Trump’s self-fulfilling prophesy Most of you should be familiar with Nicholas Kristof, Pulitzer-prize winning columnist of the New York Times. In his most recent newsletter, he offered a mea-culpa. Earlier this spring, Nicholas argued that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders wouldn’t be as strong a candidate as Hillary Clinton when facing Donald ...Read More
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Twitter will be sold to Google for a tweet

When will Twitter learn its lesson? I blogged that Twitter must reinvent itself back on October 21 of 2015. In the aftermath of laying off more than 300 employees, now it is at it again. This time it will lay-off another 300+ employees.  And this time, it seems that Twitter will shrink ...Read More
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LaCroix water is a hoax and a gimmick

LaCroix flavored carbonated water appeared on sale at my local grocery store. It cost $5 for an 8 pack. Apparently, LaCroix is all the rage. I had never heard of it before but when I stopped to look at it, I must admit, I was taken in by the ZERO carbs, ZERO ...Read More
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No, Carl Nolte, booming San Francisco has lost its soul and wallet

I have it on good authority that San Francisco once was a sleepy town, spoiled by copious amounts of cheap, demoic-free Dungeness crab, lots of low rent apartments, and minimal street traffic. I hear it all the time from people who came to this city some 40,50, 60+ years ago. “When we ...Read More
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Poor Harambe…Must apes die to save humans?

The tragic death of Harambe, the 17-year-old western lowland silverback gorilla at the Cincinnati zoo set the social media world ablaze. Millions were rightly angry at the Zoo’s decision to kill the ape to save the child. Was his death preventable? Many attacked the parents for their poor parental supervision. Were adequate ...Read More
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4 lessons not learned about the Vietnam war

Lessons not yet learned by the American people First Lesson Do not intervene in the civil war of other countries. President Obama recently visited Vietnam. In 2016, recollections of the Vietnam war still seem mired in a poor understanding of why the United States involved itself militarily in that country. It cost ...Read More
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