Tag Archives: elections



Obama/Romney Debate….and now the final straits 1

The debates are over and we enter the home straight as the elections are now days away. Here are my thoughts, predictions and pleas for sense. If I was a Republican I would not be a Romney supporter. If that is the best the Party can offer as “Leader of the Free World” (not my […]


Privacy – Royal and Romney

What an interesting day it has been. The news is that the French magazine, Closer, has been instructed to hand over the photos of the Prince and Princess Royal taken when they were on private property in France and banned from distributing or printing them. Prosecutors are now considering criminal charges. At the same time […]


Big Government vs Big Business – is that a good basis for debate?

I am slightly amused at the recent debates and comments about the role of Government in society. Of course in the US it is a major rallying cry to the conservative base and a way to get them excited. However, I want to challenge some of the assertions being made and offer a different angle […]


What do Banks and Insurance companies have to offer?

Over the last few years there has been a constant stream of bad news and incompetence around the financial institutions and their leaders. Since the Barclay’s announcement and the ongoing review being undertaken by the British Government at the moment, I would like to bring a perspective to this debate that seems to be missing. […]


We don’t need lower taxes….

The whole thinking about taxation has to change. A country needs revenue to build its infrastructure and for new exploration activities. Throughout history, developments like telegraph wires, railway lines, semiconductor cables, etc. all were non lucrative enterprises but they spawned great commerce and great enterprise. All these activities provided the infrastructure for great businesses to […]


Republicans don’t want any of them!

This is the story of the Businessman, the Religious Fundamentalist, the Politician and the Nationalist. Each has his own followers, and each has strong beliefs and believes he is the best man to lead his country. The problem is, the Party isn’t united over who they want. Truth is, none of them are appealing or […]


Presidents Speech 2012

One thing that nobody can deny is that President Obama can make a great speech. His timing and clarity is stunning. He certainly crafted a great speech starting with the Armed Forces and ending with the success of the Armed Forces in getting Bin Laden. The truth is…on foreign policy Obama is the best Republican […]