T.O.T.N (Thoughts On The News) 17 Feb 2013: Minimum Wage

The WSJ Opinion Page has a good article on Obama's SOTU (State Of The Union) proposal to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.00 per hour.  It has facts (what a novel idea), but as a friend often reminds me, "don't confuse me with the facts".  I will try to confuse you anyway. The … Continue reading T.O.T.N (Thoughts On The News) 17 Feb 2013: Minimum Wage

The History of Standard Oil

...by Ida M. Tarbell.  The "muckraker". Book review time.  Commentary actually, a real review would be too much work.  Checklist: Here I sit, laptop in lap.  Check. I'm sipping leftover Lipizzan Port from the Greystone Vineyards in Palidsade, Colorado that m'lady and I opened and consumed the greater share of many weeks ago. Check.  (It's … Continue reading The History of Standard Oil

Art of Critical Decision Making, a DVD Lecture Course

I recently finished Art of Critical Decision Making by Professor Michael A. Roberto.  This is a learning course consisting of 24 lectures of 30 minutes each contained on 4 DVD discs.  You view it on a computer or on a TV via a computer or DVD player.  The series is from The Great Courses company.  (Forbes … Continue reading Art of Critical Decision Making, a DVD Lecture Course