Well, I took the time tonight, while Hamas-missiles are raining down on Israel and Israeli air raids are flying across Gaza in retaliation, to listen to Bernie Sanders’ Keynote Address to the non-profit Pro-Israel/Pro-Peace advocacy group, J Street, from April 22, 2018. I hoped to gain some insight into his foreign policy. Continue reading
I was reminded by a friend on Facebook that today November 9, 2018, is the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht, “the night of glass” in which Jewish homes, businesses, synagogues and gatherings were vandalised, butchered and razed to the ground in Germany and the Greater Third Reich. Continue reading
Having read Bernie Sanders’ political manifesto yesterday I’m surprised at its cogency. Based on media stereotypes I arrived at the start line expecting a crazy nutcase of a socialist and I finished the easy romp having met a pro-freedom-capitalist of the Keynesian economic faith.
In times of distress, people have turned to the Psalms. It’s all the truer for the Jews whose King, David, after all penned them fearing his own life as those around him conspired for his fall. Continue reading
This is a reprise of an article I posted a few weeks ago. I didn’t think it offered the oomph and clarity I’d intended. So here’s goes: if you want to be confident …
To find confidence, you’ve got to sell. It’s as simple as that. And to sell you’ve got to do just three things but they take work: Continue reading
We’ve been indoctrinated to thank people for their feedback whether we’ve invited it or not. Continue reading
You’re absolutely correct when you say that creativity lives in art. For art isn’t merely an outlet for enjoyment. Sun Tzu showed that there’s art in war. Continue reading
July 1, 2018.
Dawn broke over the milking yards Downunder as the roosters clucked and the hens crowed, for Amazon USA had indeed blocked shipments to Australia and everything was now topsy.
Then it all went quiet as an emu climbed atop a wombat for a peck at the shearer’s screen. Sure enough, the message from Mr. Bezos there didn’t make sense. Continue reading
Late last week, the US Supreme Court ruled that US businesses must levy State sales taxes on all goods sold according to each target State’s regime thresholds.
In giving its opinion the court revealed that Amazon is already complying with this burden. In other words Amazon’s computers are dealing with roughly 50 separate sales taxes—and nary a hiccup’s been heard. Continue reading
The hardest thing to being creative is resisting the urge to be popular. Continue reading