Some thoughts on Joe Paterno….

Joe Paterno had to go: a religious argument - The Washington Post | I agree with the Rabbi here; Joe Paterno did have a moral obligation to follow through. Actually the person who witnessed the incident should have intervened or called police immediately. In defense of both Paterno and the actual witness; I think sometimes … Continue reading Some thoughts on Joe Paterno….

“When I heard the Norwegian Prime Minis …

The temptation to respond by emulating them is an insidious delayed reaction that in some ways is worse than the intial mayhem of the terrorist act... When I heard the Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg respond to the attacks by saying "You will not destroy us, you will not destroy our democracy and our idea for … Continue reading “When I heard the Norwegian Prime Minis …

War is such a waste….

http://goo.gl/wNls1 Article about an American soldier doing consecutive life terms in prison for killing an entire Iraqi family after raping the daughters.  Such a waste 4 people killed, 1 in prison for life. All of  these people had friends and loved ones; their lives are profoundly altered. I'm sure the consequences don't stop there either. … Continue reading War is such a waste….

Polanski indicated Monday that he will f …

Polanski indicated Monday that he will fight extradition to California from Switzerland, where his capture on a 31-year-old fugitive warrant for child rape has prompted an international political and legal struggle. - my opinion is that if he has been staying out of trouble for 31 years there is no good reason to go after … Continue reading Polanski indicated Monday that he will f …

top heavy….

Smitty sent me this fable illustrating why the American auto industry is in deep trouble while the Japanese car makers are faring so much better. The premise of the story, top heavy management, seems entirely reasonable to me; although I have no idea whether or not the statistics cited at the end are true or … Continue reading top heavy….