It was a cold winter day in New York when passengers boarded US Airways Flight 1549 bound for Charlotte, North Carolina. Just after takeoff from LaGuardia and flying to the northwest over the Bronx, on a route skirting populous ... [more]
As the calendar pages turn quickly toward January 20, 2009, when the reign of the new Obama Administration will begin, many eyes are focused on what happens now at the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). By federal s... [more]
If it’s too good to be true…maybe it isn’t. Part of the wholesale abandonment of risk management in the current financial environment includes ignoring risk, whether risk is clearly evident or what should be at least a hea... [more]
What the 110th US Congress could not or would not do in its last days, the good old Bush White House got done, in its own dwindling away and winding-down days. Two of America’s remaining Big 3 auto companies will get almost $... [more]
Play Ball! We’ll be hearing that cry at spring training soon, and in April, at America’s great baseballs cathedrals. It seems that building great ball stadiums in our hometowns in turn brings great hopes to the civic inter... [more]
Part II – As we wrote yesterday, in our next of the woods, here in suburban Long Island, New York, two recent tragic incidents have shocked newspaper readers and TV watchers, whether they live in these parts, elsewhere in the c... [more]
As CNN anchor Lou Dobbs seems to ask (night after night) – “What in the world is going on with our government?” Many more people of ordinary means as well as those in high places of power are now asking the same questio... [more]
For generations of American workers and business managers, the Heartland states – western Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and others – have been the epicenter of American manufacturing know-how. This was the... [more]
In our neck of the woods, here in suburban Long Island, New York, two recent tragic incidents have shocked newspaper readers and TV watchers, whether they live in these parts, elsewhere in the country…or in some distant place on... [more]
The Hon. Everett McKinley Dirksen was a gravely voiced, avuncular US Senator from Illinois (he served 1951-1969) who helped to pass the Open Housing Act of 1968, a powerful piece of the Civil Rights legislation. We long remember ... [more]
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