Do Ratings Agencies have Credit?

When I hear mention of ratings agencies lowering the credit rating of the USA…I actually laugh. These are the same clowns that rated garbage mortgage funds as worthy investments. So, now they are magically on solid ground?

What is your Medical Data Worth?

According to an investigative report by a Flordia TV station, the state of Florida last year made $62 Million selling information on Florida citizens. What is really amazing about this is they didn’t sell much info, just drivers license data.  No SSN, no picture, but your name, address, phone. Supposedly the data buyer can not Read More

Addicted to…

Claims of addiction to things a mundane as the internet seem silly. This article covers an angle on the story. My knee-jerk reaction is to laugh…then I remember. I don’t consider myself a very addiction minded person. BUT, I then remember playing DOOM for hours while my infant child slept in my lap. ALSO, when Read More

Amy Winehouse dead, Surprised?

It is a shame when talented people lack common sense or control or restraint…whatever you want to call it. Amy Winehouse had one heck of a voice. I don’t know what all was wrong with her, but sort of like the housing bubble getting larger and larger, it was painfully obvious from afar that Amy Read More

Neflix Sucks…Again

I’ve had a love hate relationship with Netflix over the years. I first started using Netflix in the late 1990’s while in the military and station in Germany. At that time, you couldn’t rent DVD’s in Germany, at least not English language DVD’s. We had two options: buy DVD’s or rent via Netflix. Since our Read More