Monthly Archives: October 2012

Deny-a-saurus; the World’s Last Dinosaur

Brontosaurus, Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus; each were Dinosaurs who’s primary function in 2012 is as globular masses full of hot air and gas. These amazing small-brained creatures walked the earth millions of years ago and were the dominant force … or at … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy’s Potential Impact on the Election Narrative

Hurricane Sandy’s rude arrival may create an even larger picture of the role of big and small institutions in all of our lives. The narrative had been: It’s all about the economy, stupid!”. Well, I beg to differ and I … Continue reading

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Picasso’s for Elected Office – Men of Many Faces

Just how many positions can a person have and still be considered principled? It is one thing for a person to evolve their position based on well researched information, or even have a new life experience that changes their perspective. … Continue reading

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Cyber-Terror; The Most SeriousThreat To National Security

Cyber-terror and Cyber-attacks are the most serious threats to National Security. This afternoon I had the pleasure of sitting with Senator Diane Feinstein and enjoying her perspective on a broad range of issues impacting America. The San Diego Regional Chamber … Continue reading

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The Alternative-Energy Marshall Plan – Let’s Get It Done Now!

In spite of a tremendously effective lobbying campaign, the tide is turning against old-school traditional energy monopolies. As a business person, I see no advantage to believing the “traditional” energy industry is advocating on behalf of my best interest. I’m … Continue reading

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Put Up Or Shut Up – It’s Time To See The Tax-Cut Details

With only a few weeks to go in this election, it’s time to put-up or shut-up. We must have all the salient details disclosed by those seeking office if we are to make the most informed choices possible. If we … Continue reading

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Tax Loopholes and Tax Cuts; The Circus Budget Balancing Act of 2012.

[UPDATE: Here is a link to a great resource which identifies all 172 tax loopholes/deductions http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/tax-code-break-by-break/ As they say in Vegas, now that the cards are on the table, it’s time to place your bets. As a business owner, I … Continue reading

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