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Oil Prices – The “Whys” Behind the Rise

January 13, 2011


One very excellent theory is based on the fact that the dollar and the price of oil ARE connected. Oil is priced in US dollars. As a result, when the US dollar gets weaker against other currencies, it becomes cheaper for oil to be purchased in other currencies. As a result, falling dollar values, which […]

Jordan’s Camel-Riding Desert Forces – A Reliable Defense. We Should Be So Lucky

December 19, 2010

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Back in the mid-19th Century, several books were written on the uses of camels.  Among the most famous was penned by George Perkins Marsh, American diplomat and philologist, who is considered by some to be America’s first environmentalist. [Wikipedia] Marsh considered the military use for this beast of burden that could thrive in a desert.  […]

Obama to India Hat-In-Hand

November 8, 2010


The President who has done the most to muddy the waters of co-operation and understanding in foreign affairs is now in Asia, hat in hand, cruising for crumbs, The economic agreement that will bring jobs to Boeing and others related to aircraft manufacture is neither new nor surprising.  There were no joint ventures announced or […]

Civil Unrest in Europe over Joblessness; Could Hit US

October 1, 2010


A UN report paints a grim picture of the future as economies in Europe, the US and elsewhere face a slow recovery.  Joblessness will be with us for a longer period than anticipated. Global employment will not recover to pre-crisis levels until 2015 if current policies are pursued, creating social tension, the International Labour Organisation […]

Call Center Work from Home is Still Call Center Work and May Not Be for You

August 28, 2010


You don’t want to start your own business so you are in the market to work for a company that outsources work for other companies and hires people to work from their homes. You are not alone.  This is a growing phenomenon in the work place. Sadly, as with a lot of other things in […]

Legalizing Illegals – Like Giving a Burglar a Key to the House

March 19, 2010


And now on to the Obama – Congressional Immigration show starring two Senators – Democrat from New York, Charles Shummer and Republican from South Carolina, Lindsey Graham.  They are working on a Senate bill that has advanced far enough for Obama to pass initial review. Our plan has four pillars: requiring biometric Social Security cards […]

Travel Promotion Bill Signed. Who’s Coming?

March 5, 2010


Today, President Obama signed yet another of his lesser legislative initiatives – the Travel Promotion Bill.  In a flash, we have been delivered of another promise – that one day we have the world’s largest tourism promotion effort. With our standing in international polls just above Obama’s approval rating, one wonders:  Who will be coming […]