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Interests: knowledge transfer, utilization, and extension and natural language processing by computer.
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Ali Baba successfully stole a treasure from the forty thieves. Wall Street should take note. The upcoming Alibaba IPO, likely to be one of the largest in history, is not actually for shares of Alibaba. It is for shares of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Life
In 2008, would you have voted for Barack Obama if you had known that four years later: - We would still be in Afghanistan with thousands more dead and maimed. - The Patriot Act would be extended and expanded. -... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2012 at Life
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, close to a quarter million fewer women have jobs than did when Obama took office. Yet Obama and his campaign just view women as another guaranteed minority voting block, treating them very much... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2012 at Life
Some good examples, direct quotes without spin, From the WSJ: Strassel: A Chronic Case of Obamnesia The president has left a long trail of flip-flops. By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL With 10 days until the election, Barack Obama's latest strategy is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2012 at Life
Here is a very important CNBC segment with three of the smartest guys in the room, one Republican and two Democrats. Anyone who wants to understand what is facing America needs to watch this. http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000121706 Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2012 at Life
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The above chart shows the number of people who have jobs as a percentage of the population. It does not take into account underemployment. That is, the number of people who have part time jobs or full-time jobs as burger... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2012 at Life
The take-away from this video is how fluently and deliberately the President, his Secretary of State, and his administration lied repeatedly to the American people with the full knowledge that it was a lie. Further, they were willing to send... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2012 at Life
My wife kept buying me these boxers with FTL on the waistband. Now to a science fiction geek, FTL has only one meaning and I really didn't want underwear labeled Faster Than Light. She patiently explained to me that FTL... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2012 at Life
Written in 1949, and the lyrics haven't needed changing since. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at Life
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Here is the latest data for employment, food stamps (the SNAP program), and disability. Remember, Obama took over at the very low of the official recession, which, according to the government, ended a few months later in June of 2009.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2012 at Life
"100 Days Until Taxmageddon Sunday will mark the start of the 100-day countdown to “Taxmageddon” – the date the largest tax hikes in the history of America will take effect. They will hit families and small businesses in three great... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2012 at Life
Content is king, and the networks are always looking for new show ideas. Here is one that I can't help but think would do better than another insipid reality show: The Coach Channel. Instead of showing the football game, this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2012 at Life
How scary does it have to get? Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2012 at Life
Posted Sep 4, 2012 at Life
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The above graphic will be out of date this coming Friday, when we enter our forty-third month of above 8% unemployment. But the 8% number itself is ridiculous. It is called the headline unemployment number and does not include those... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2012 at Life
This is an incredibly important column from the leftist website Truthout.org. The actor and liberal activist, John Cusack interviews law professor Jonathan Turley about the Obama's administration's war of the U.S. Constitution. The entire column is here. Whether you are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2012 at Life
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Another way of phrasing this question is “Is Economics a science?” Not that long ago, this was not a very important question. Economics was known as the dismal science, and economists were the sort of stuffy, dull folks that you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2012 at Life
Ever since Milli Vanilli, I’ve never quite understood the outrage over lip synching. Perhaps that is because I learned to lip synch as a second grader from a nun. When I first showed up for choir class, a nun in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2012 at Life
Posted Aug 27, 2012 at Life
"This election is a test, not just of the opposing candidates but of the voting public. If what they want are the hard facts about where the country is, and where it is heading, they cannot vote for more of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2012 at Life
"175,000 fewer American women held jobs in July than in June, according to employment data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. By contrast, the number of men who held jobs declined by only 20,000 from June to July,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2012 at Life
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As Bernanke and the Fed consider QE3: Although the Fed claims to defend the dollar, they have orchestrated a 98% decrease in the purchasing power of the dollar since their creation a century ago, and an 82% decrease in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2012 at Life