Monthly Archives: April 2011

Why Congress Should NOT Raise the Debt Ceiling

Sometime before the middle of May, the United States of America will bump up against its current debt ceiling of $14.29 trillion dollars.  The US Treasury is prohibited from borrowing beyond the debt ceiling.  Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has lead … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Giving

Every April Winona State University coordinates a 3-day Entrepreneurship Mini-Camp, exclusively for Junior and Senior high school students who are enrolled in alternative learning centers (ALC’s).  For varied reasons, these kids don’t do well in traditional high schools.  Many of … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We…..

From time to time I wonder why don’t do things differently.   This blog is just a short list of my “why don’t we” items. Why don’t we charge Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE, South Korea, Taiwan, and other assorted … Continue reading

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Quran Holiest of all Holy Books?

Friday in Afghanistan eleven people, including seven foreign U.N. employees, were killed by a mob during a demonstration protesting the burning of a Quran in a Florida church nearly two weeks ago.  Our President called the burning of this single … Continue reading

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