Doublethink

“Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.” – George Orwell, 19841 The parody of a presidential election playing out on the ubiquitous combination of traditional and social media reminds … Read more

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For Whom? Part II

Leader of the Job Creator Brigade As my several readers around the globe may recall, I have written before about the irony of the GE CEO’s appointment to chair President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness (see the January 23, … Read more

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For Whom? Part I

An endless trail of evidence seems to emerge over time of a tilting of the proverbial playing field to the disadvantage of the ordinary investor. Currency and interest rate manipulation allegations against major Wall Street firms, accusations of stock price … Read more

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The Player Coach

As if it were yesterday, I remember the moment I “retired” from organized football. Never a sports star, I had, however, been the starting tight end on my high school team. When applying to colleges, a couple of the college … Read more

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The F Word

Perhaps it is a part of growing older, or maybe it is the effect of advances in technology. Whatever the reason, kids these days seem to speak in a language that would have gotten someone of my generation smacked by … Read more

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