Archive for April, 2009

Economics 101

22Apr09

I will start by freely admitting that I am not now, nor have I ever been an expert in economics. I haven’t even played one on TV. My main experience with economics has been personal finances. And there was that Economics class back in high school, although the only reason I’m sure I took it […]


I cringe at the fact that here on April 15 I am sitting down to write an item about taxes.  How trite.  How cliché.  The Internet is being flooded today with people writing about this subject: “I hate taxes!”, “I love taxes!”, “My taxes are too high!”, “What are you going to do with your […]


Why is it some people seem to be able to put out multiple blog posts a day?  How do they do it?  I struggle to get more than one in a week.  Is there something wrong with me? It’s not a problem with coming up with ideas.  I’ve got a stack of about 20 ideas […]


Everyone is lamenting the impending doom of the daily newspaper.  Costs for personnel and materials keep going up.  Ad revenues, which have been sinking for a long time have crashed with the economy.  Readership continues to dwindle as people turn to the web for updates on continuing stories.  By the time the newspaper hits the […]


A story banging around a lot on the Internet the last couple days is the story how AP is looking at nailing people for using their copyrighted content online. Recent articles from TechCrunch, WebProNews, and the New York Times, just to name a few, mention that the AP is going after big search engines like […]