Trust

  Life is full of things we trust. We trust our mates, kids, banks, cars, structures, forecasts, investments, religious beliefs, and of course ourselves.  A new Vanity Fair article examines Bernie Madoff’s scam in detail.  It was written by his long time secretary, and it is very interesting.  Here was total trust in this man […]

Widgets

  Let’s suppose that there are such things as ’widgets,’ and that everyone has one, and maybe even two or three. While they’re not necessary to sustain  life, they certainly do make life pleasanter.  Let’s assume that widgets are made all around the world in different brands, sizes, and price categories.  With the current depression, […]

Widgets

  Let’s suppose that there are such things as ’widgets,’ and that everyone has one, and maybe even two or three. While they’re not necessary to sustain  life, they certainly do make life pleasanter.  Let’s assume that widgets are made all around the world in different brands, sizes, and price categories.  With the current depression, […]

The Taliban

  There is never a news broadcast that doesn’t mention the Taliban.  They attacked or were driven back.  Ever wonder who they are?  Let me explain. The name “Taliban” is plural for the Islamic word “talib” which means student.  The Taliban then, started out as Islamic students, who were in no way ’students,’ but sort […]