Why Would We Repair the Elevator Now?

Catching up on some interesting tidbits. This one reported in the Washington Post last month: "Two days after the Washington Monument’s gala reopening, its elevator malfunctioned

I’ll Purchase My Own Electricity, Thank You

Although I feel sorry for the thousands of Pennsylvania households who recently complained to the Public Utility Commission about extremely high electricity prices this winter,

General Motors and Me

In 1988, my wife and I purchased our first really nice family car - an Oldsmobile Delta 88 Brougham, produced by General Motors. It was

Who Would Pay $250,000 for This?

According to a March 5, 2014 article in Reuters, Ben Bernanke is the latest "government servant" to join the ranks of highly compensated circuit speakers.

OMG, Twitter Was Down!!

Last Tuesday, it seems that Twitter had a bad hair day -- and that most users were experiencing "issues" with the service, for some period

Andrew Cuomo Needs a Civics Lesson

I guess we should never be surprised by what politicians say, particularly in the heat of a campaign. But on occasion, a politician's statement reveals