• Monthly Archives: January 2010

Make Detroit our new China

OC METRO> UCI’s Policano: Make Detroit our new China. Difficult times breed novel ideas. I like Policano’s idea of sourcing work back to the American industrial center. But not just manufacturing jobs, I think new incentives could drive a whole range of services back in-country with two benefits: ONE: obviously, we get more people back… Read More

Free-market Reality for the “Creative Class”

The devastating downturn in the writing market has gotten worse. The need for speed has quickened the flight from quality. Writers have seen their pay reduced from $1.00 a word to a paltry 13 cents! And all in the space of the last five years. That’s one of the reasons I have left the journalism… Read More


The power of optimism is that it breeds dignity and honor. Without it, people tend to throw over the hood of despair. And what does despair do, but lead us to disillusionment. In its own part, disillusionment has a far more nefarious role. When mixed with the rhetoric of cynicism and anger, it causes people to say and do stupid things.