Target Adds Private Bathrooms in Response to Boycott

Good news, overall. “the American Family Association, says more than 1.3 million people have signed an online petition to boycott Target stores to protest the issue. The petition said Target’s policy was “a danger to wives and daughters” and called on Target to offer single-occupancy bathrooms.” From the WSJ: Target Corp. said it will spend […]

Native Americans and Property Rights

Very interesting article. Reservations are like rural versions of housing projects. Socialist, initiative killing government overreach. “Almost no one on the reservation can afford to build a home, because no one can get a mortgage. And no one can get a mortgage because the property on the reservation is held in trust by the federal […]

Scant Oversight of Self-Driving Technology 

Should the NHTSA allow this use of human guinea pigs on the roads? From the WSJ: Last October, Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk heralded the arrival of the company’s autonomous-driving technology, inviting owners of its electric cars to download software that let the autos operate themselves under certain conditions. His message to owners on […]

Can Business Save Your Soul?

The very impressive Andreas Widmer is Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at The Catholic University of America and President of The Carpenter’s Fund. He is the author of The Pope & The CEO: John Paul’s Leadership Lessons to a Young Swiss Guard . From First Things:  There is a simple truth about business: individuals, not “the […]

Bitcoin could transform how the economy works

Very Interesting article. Bitcoin may be in the early stages, similar to the internet. It may be come a hedge or even safe haven in the next economic crisis. From the Economist BITCOIN has a bad reputation. The decentralised digital cryptocurrency, powered by a vast computer network, is notorious for the wild fluctuations in its […]

Bitcoin Entrepreneur Dr. Giacomo Zucco- Interview

This entrepreneur attended the impressive Acton University. He is trained in physics but educated and articulate in many fields. May be time to invest in a bit of bitcoin as a hedge. By David Mazzerelli of Ninja Marketing From Italian via Google Translate: David: Can you tell us a little about bitcoin? Giacomo Zucco: Even […]

Is Tesla Is A Giant Ponzi Scheme?

  Interesting article. Selling short is too risky but maybe buying puts would be a possibility. “On May 19, 2016, Goldman Sachs published a research report ludicrously comparing Elon Musk to Henry Ford and Steve Jobs while ignoring obvious flaws in how the company does business.  Even worse, Goldman used these bogus comparisons to paste […]

Best-Run States Are Heavily Republican

What is saving California, so far, is the great weather and natural gifts from our Creator. From IBD: The ten most financially sound states in the country are all heavily Republican, while all but one of the ten worst states are heavily Democratic. That’s according to a ranking of states in a new report from […]

Stanford Research Shows $1Trillion in Pension Liabilities

  This is insane….When will the day of reckoning come? From California Political Review: From Stanford University has done a study and you need to sit down.  They found that between CalSTRS and CalPRS, they have close to one trillion in unfunded liabilities.  When you add the health care program, the State has a total […]

Bust the Cable-Box Monopoly

Oligopolies are a big problem in the USA. We need at least 10 competitors in each area of commerce. Thee IC is glad to see that the Office Depot – Staples merger was blocked. The crony cable and wireless providers need true competition From the WSJ: The perseverance of the set-top-box monopoly has been frustrating […]

GM, Lyft Self-Driving Electric Taxis in 2017

General Motors Co. and Lyft Inc. will begin testing a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric taxis on public roads within a year, a move central to the companies’ joint efforts to challenge Silicon Valley giants in the battle to reshape the auto industry. The plan is being hatched a few months after GM invested […]