Thursday, October 6, 2022

Eliminate Visa Waiver Program? A Shortsighted Solution

Did you catch the spectacle that was the Republican presidential debate yesterday? A huge topic of discussion was when Americans could go back to feeling safe again. The theatrics were too much for me to handle...

President Trump Can Learn from Bloggers

Let me start off by saying that it does not matter if you voted for Clinton or you voted for Trump. The election is over. Donald Trump is the President of the United States....

PayDay Loans: Germany’s Shady Solution for Greece

Dear Greece, Let me tell you a story of an unconscionable business in the United States known as PayDay Loans. The idea is that you need cash today but won't receive your paycheck until tomorrow....

Brexit: The Beginning of the Beginning

I've been watching, reading, and dreaming about the Brexit gloom and doom. Not one to bite my tongue, I have to give my 2 pence worth. Unlike John Oliver, I am in complete support...

The Flag of the Times

President Xi JinPing visited Mongolia yesterday, the first visit by a Chinese President since 2003. Although the two countries share a common border, their relationship has been anything but communal. The tumultuous history between...

Brooklyn : New Zealand : : Manhattan : Australia

Brooklyn : New Zealand : : Manhattan : Australia Brooklyn is to New Zealand as Manhattan is to Australia. Though separated only by a small piece of water they are worlds away. Indeed, they have some similarities...

Waiting to Go to Greece

When the economy crashed with the bursting of the housing bubble, the vultures swarmed Las Vegas, Scottsdale, and Miami in search of condominium carnage. Today those economies have recovered much of those losses. The same...

ISIS Influence in Istanbul: A Call to Arms for the Arab World

A friend of mine is traveling to Istanbul in two months. He loved his first trip to Turkey and this will be his second time going. The bombing in the historic district did not...

Espresso of the World

My next book set for publication is entitled The World Press. The World Press is my personal collection of cups of espresso I've enjoyed around the world and the stories that accompany them. Each story begins with...

Don’t Test Drive a Cadillac for 7500 AA Miles

Cadillac is trying to build an American luxury automobile that competes with its European counterparts. The transition began with the development of the Escalade, the discontinuation of the STS and DTS, the transformation of...
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