Category Archives: Private-Sector

Making America Great Again

It seems to me…. “A country’s economic growth may be defined as a long-term rise in capacity to supply increasingly diverse economic goods to its population, this growing capacity based on advancing technology and the institutional and ideological adjustments that … Continue reading

Posted in AI, Artificial Intelligence, AT&T, Bell Labs, Bob Taylor, Budget, China, Congress, DARPA, ECON-101, economic growth, economics, Economy, Education, Education, education, Factor Intensity, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Funding, GDP, Gross Domestic Product, Harry Truman, human capital, Infrastructure, Innovation, Innovation, Manhattan Project, Moon, NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Physical Capital, Private-Sector, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Public-Sector, RAND, research, Retraining, Roosevelt, Science, Solow Residual, Space, Space, SRI, Stanford Research Institute, Technology, Technology, Total Factor Productivity, Training, Truman, Truman, Trump, University, Vannevar Bush, World War II, Xerox, Xerox PARC | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2016 – The Year That Was

It seems to me…. “For 18 years I have resisted talking about current events. I am not going to start now.” ~ George H. W. Bush[1]. 2016 was comprised of many little things: while some events over the past year … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Einstein, Aleppo, Assad, Athletes, Atlantic City, Australia, Berlin, Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, Change, China, Climate, Climate Change Conference, CO2, COP21, Disaster, Economy, Einstein, Elections, Environment, Europe, European Union, Evacuation, Falcon 9, Fire, Florida, France, Germany, Global Warming, Global Warming, Greenhouse, Gun, Homicides, Hurricane, Immigrant, Immigration, Income, India, Indonesia, Inequality, Inequality, International Space Station, ISS, Istanbul, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Lahore, Louisiana, Mathew, Middle Class, Moon, Moon Express, Murder, NASA, New Jersey, New Orleans, New Zealand, Nice, North Korea, Obama, Olympics, Orlando, Pakistan, Paris, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Police, Populist, President Bashar, Presidential, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Records, Red Cross, Refugee, Rio de Janeiro, Russia, San Antonio, Science, Scott Kelly, Shelter, shootings, Space, Space Lab, SpaceX, Sports, Syria, Texas, Tiangong-2, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trump, U.K., United Kingdom, War, Washington, Weather, Weather, World War II | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Long Wait

It seems to me… “What the nation needs now is not the technology, for we possess that.  We have the machines, the people and the know-how to make this journey, to establish a permanent lunar base, and to reach out … Continue reading

Posted in Arthur C. Clark, Asia, China, Fiction, Fiction, Fredrick Pohl, Funding, Google Lunar X PRIZE, IGY, International Geophysical Year, Isaac Asimov, Moon, Nation, Poul Anderson, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, R. H. Goddard, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Rocket, Science, Science, Soviet Union, Space, Sputnik 1 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Invest In America

Economic recovery, the primary subject of this posting has been analyzed in depth by numerous economists (I do not pretend to be an economist).  For a much better explanation than I am able to provide, one of the best books … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity, Budget, Conservatives, Deficit, Deficit, Depression, Economic, Economy, Employment, Europe, Federal Reserve, Funding, GDP, Greece, Growth, Ireland, Italy, John Maynard Keynes, Keynes, Long-Term, Obama, Portugal, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Recession, Recovery, Recovery, Spain, Stimulus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Continued Economic Recovery

It seems to me… “Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.”  ~ Milton Friedman. Economists pronounced the U.S. economic recession as … Continue reading

Posted in Bilateral, Budget, Conservatives, Debt, Deficit, Deficit, Economic, Economy, Elections, Employment, Europe, European Union, Funding, George W. Bush, Growth, Growth, Infrastructure, Jobs, Liberals, President, Presidential, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Recovery, Super-Committee, Trade | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The U.S.’s Energy Future

It seems to me… “Practically every environmental problem we have can be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels, primarily oil.”  ~ Dennis Weaver. While President Obama and Mitt Romney, his Republican Challenger, disagree on many topics, energy policies provide … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon-Based, Clean, Coal, Energy, Fossil Fuel, Fracking, Funding, Mitt Romney, Obama, Oil, Petroleum, Policies, President, Private-Sector, Public-Sector, Renewable, Shale, Solar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments