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Oh Tiger, Tell Me It Ain’t So…

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably noticed all the buzz around Tiger Wood’s many alleged indiscretions. What has surprised me (but shouldn’t have) is how many people have been following this “train wreck is slow motion” story. The more reporters dig, the more dirt they find… and apparently there seems to be […]

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Ferrari Owner Bailout?

I was driving by my local gas station the other day here in Silicon Valley (about 2 miles south of Stanford University) and was the funniest thing. Some guy had parked his Ferrari Spider F355 (original list price close to $100k) at the gas station with a big for sale sign on it. I had […]

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Affordable Plugin Electric Car – Available Now

I just read this great article in Fortune Magazine. It describe the story of an entrepreneur who started a business in 1995. This entrepreneur decided to get into the auto business in 2003 (just 6 years ago) and is as we speak selling a plugin electric car that gets more range per charge than the […]

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What Caused the Great Recession?

As the great recession winds down, I’ve been reflecting on what caused it in the first place. And here’s what I’ve come up with. The real cause of The Great Recession is simple. In nutshell, it’s not illegal to be stupid. Why a bank would lend someone a million dollars to buy a home that’s […]

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Sigh… Obama Screws Up Businesses Again…

I just read the latest news that the Obama administration is instituting a 90% pay reduction for the top 25 employees at all the companies that were provided bailout money. The idea is that voters are irritated at the idea that these executives are making a lot of money and getting paid with tax payer […]

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