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World’s Best Health Care System

It is really aggravating when people claim, without stating their basis, that the United States has the World’s Best Health Care System. In the first place, this is just cheerleading. No matter what school it is, the coach and the student council president will proclaim “We’re number one” at the Friday night pep rally. It doesn’t make any difference if Read More


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Federal Dollars Should Benefit Citizens, Not Shareholders

According to January 18, 2009 New York Times, bankers see the federal TARP bailout money as a handout for the banks’ benefit. Just listen to John C. Hope III, the chairman of Whitney National Bank in New Orleans at the following URL: http://tinyurl.com/8zvcfk He sees the $300 million in government money his bank received as an insurance policy for the Read More


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MLK’s Dream

The 2008 general election forged new ground in U.S. politics.  However, it did not fulfill Rev. Martin Luther King’s dream that his children would “one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”  Although the election of Barack Obama showed that at least in Read More


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Chainsaw Management

Too many employees in too many companies are quivering in their cubicles or at their workstations, waiting to face the HR hangman.  This is partly the result of slumping auto and home sales, but it is more the result of poor management.  Large corporations are no longer run by entrepreneurs.  They are run by bean-counting nebbishes who only have one Read More