“Working long days and weeks has been incontrovertibly proven to be the stupidest, most expensive way there is to get work done.” By getting the executive suite types to understand this affects their profits (i.e. end-of-year mega-bonuses), maybe then their … Continue reading
To the outside observer, it seems like the U.S. Government treats the funding of NASA with the same care and understanding as they do the United States Postal Service. The outside observer would be wrong; it’s not handled nearly as well. And the USPS is going bankrupt…so that sort of gives you an idea of how bad the problem is. Continue reading
You: doing more with less. Corporate profits: Up 22 percent. The dirty secret of the jobless recovery. I was on this roller coaster not too long ago. It sucks. If anything soured me on the idea of the righteousness of … Continue reading
When I watch television and movies, I feel cheated. I tune in wanting to watch my favorite actors ply their art to their full ability. All too often, now, I don’t get to see that performance. Continue reading
Ben Bernake is correct that the economy is stratifying, but can’t see that education is largely irrelevant as a practical reason for the dangerous economic condition of the US. Continue reading
As a result of my Connor Wars project, I often get asked, “Why?” What do I expect to get out of writing more than a season’s worth of scripts for a show that doesn’t exist anymore? Continue reading
No, it’s not your imagination. The middle class has been getting increasingly poorer since the 70s. Elizabeth Warren: America Without a Middle Class.
It’s hard to find good help. Ever since I was seated as Emperor Overlord of the United States, I’ve been trying to upgrade my middle-management team. The new hires are now settling into their jobs, so here are a few suggestions to get them started: Continue reading