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Domestic, global troubles arenít on vacation

I didn’t write the following, circulated just before the president began a vacation, but agree without reservation. It was offered by a member of the San Diego Writers/Editors Guild and unsigned “so readers would not judge the content by its author.” It is not necessarily a reflection of the position of the guild.

September 2, 2014

Boxer, Feinstein take different routes to back Israel

Few things in an absurd world are more deserving of ridicule than the United Nations Human Rights Council, a 47-nation group that includes some of the world’s leading human rights violators, from China and Cuba to Kuwait, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, to take just a few in alphabetical order.

September 2, 2014

Whatís new in computer luggage?

Whatever I'm doing, I always seem to carry more technology gadgets than I need. Even though gadgets have become lighter, my bag has become heavier with many different products. Fortunately, there are some good solutions for dealing with this, as well as for those who want to travel with the smallest possible bag.

September 1, 2014

Good news for the nationís workforce on Labor Day

Labor Day celebrations honoring the nation’s workers have been tempered over the past few years because of our sluggish economy.

August 29, 2014

How to teach fiscal responsibility to adults

I walked into Rachelle’s office for a couple of topics, after having been gone for two days at a conference with my favorite Aussie and boss, Garry Ridge. Rachelle happens to be from Perth, Western Australia. I’m beginning to suspect that the Land Down Under is engineering a jovial takeover of the company.

August 29, 2014

Why wonít Congress feed hungry seniors?

Congress is like the weather. We all talk about it, but nobody does anything about it. We routinely re-elect incumbents — Republicans and Democrats — despite the fact that most public opinion polls put Congress’ approval rating in the low teens.

August 28, 2014

Diversity in generations

Pity the poor millennials, those born between 1977 and 1997, who are graduating from college and can’t get a job. Or even worse, those with no degree or a skill that used to support the vast middle class of factory workers. Those jobs went overseas.

August 28, 2014

What CEOs want to talk about

Everyone tells you to meet with the decision maker. Everyone tells you to meet with the CEO.

August 27, 2014
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