Archive for the ‘viewpoint’ Category

Relativism

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

We here in the great state of Wisconsin have been locked in one of the coldest, snowiest winters in years. This is probably the last bad winter we will ever have in Wisconsin - according to Al Gore (sorry, couldn't resist). Back to our topic, the snow has lasted a ...

Something Extra: Lincoln’s View

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

I came across an old blogpost by Jenna at moneybucks coffee. In it, she posts a list of President Abraham Lincoln's views on personal finance. I found them fascinating and enlightening especially in light of recent discussions. I strongly encourage you to read it. I was recently interviewed at debtconsolidationcare - a ...

Rocket’s Reply to Randall’s Rebuttal

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Even though I am passionate about taxes, politics and finance, I try to season my speach with grace and a friendly smile. Just because we differ on policy does not mean that I don't find value in Randall's writing at Credit Withdrawal. There are too many issues in this discussion to address everything in Randall's latest ...

End of an era: Open Pit Trading

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

The idea of the open-outcry trading pit has always fascinated me. Millions of dollars being invested or divested in a blink of an eye - by seemingly a bunch raving lunatics. I always enjoy the beginning or the end of the financial news report when they show the closing bell at ...

Global Warming Validation

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

If you haven't figured out where I am coming from on the global warming debate, read the comment thread here and here and then check out this article: U.S. Senate Report: Over 400 Prominent Scientists Disputed Man-Made Global Warming Claims in 2007  What does all of this have to do with ...