Category Archives: Competition

Citius, Atius, Fortius

It seems to me… “For me, by far, the Olympics is the biggest sporting event in the world.”  ~ Andy Murray. I will admit to being an Olympic junkie.  Every two years, from the week prior to their start until … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic Spectrum Limitations

It seems to me… “To cross the seas, to traverse the roads, and to work machinery by galvanism, or rather electro-magnetism, will certainly, if executed, be the most noble achievement ever performed by man.”  ~ Alfred Smee – Elements of … Continue reading

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Employment And Education

It seems to me… “If you’re not adapting to the very rapidly changing environment, if you can’t think creatively, you lose big in this society because there are very few jobs for you left..”   ~ Robert Sternberg. Jobs in the “tradable … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time…

It seems to me… “If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.”  ~ George Bernard Shaw. “If all the economists in the world were laid end to end, it wouldn’t be a bad thing.”  … Continue reading

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Have We Lost Our Way?

It seems to me… Certain aspects of the recent budget deficit debate seemed very puzzling.  I’ve never understood why people strongly oppose legislation that is in their best self-interest.  People reaching retirement age barely able to afford health insurance oppose … Continue reading

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Budget Recommendations

It seems to me… I do not understand those hapless defenders of the status quo romanticizing a time in our past that never was.  Let’s imagine a future that might be – and then commit to whatever is necessary to … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Competition, Congress, Defense, Deficit, Economy, Education, Employment, Exploration, Future, Healthcare, Legislative Process, Medicaid, Medicare, Military, Recession, Research, Retirement, Retraining, Science, Security, Social Security, Solutions, Space, Taxes, Technology, Trade, Training, Transportation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Education and Employment

It seems to me… How many ways can it possibly need to be said before it starts to sink in? The economic stimulus was less successful than hoped because it addressed the wrong issues. Our political and economic leadership doesn’t … Continue reading

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