Population Control

Population Control

I remember that, when I was a child, regardless of educational background, we all seemed to come to know that God created Planet Earth and later created mankind and instructed us to “increase and multiply and fill the earth”. Well, perhaps He did not mean up to nearly...
Conflict and War

Conflict and War

With the exception of 9/11, Americans have not faced actual conflict right here in our homeland since the Civil War. We have sent soldiers to fight all over the world, but it has not come home to threaten our lives and our homes. But world history is not a history of...
Slavery

Slavery

Slavery may be one of the most misused and most misunderstood words in the English language. Everyone in this country knows what slavery is said to be. Slavery is what we did to black African people when we brought them to the United States to pick cotton due to a...
The Dangers of Nuclear Energy

The Dangers of Nuclear Energy

Many years ago at the start of my first career, I was employed by General Electric Company and graduated from the Financial Management Training Program there in Schenctady, New York. GE at the time was probably the largest manufacturer of power generators for the...
Sovereign Debt

Sovereign Debt

It mystifies me to watch investment portfolio managers run to hide investment money in government bonds when they see the stock market in decline. Surely, balance sheets of most corporations, even some with too much debt, are in better shape than the balance sheets of...