Category Archives: My Interests

My Quora Answer: Were US Soldier overrated in WW2?

Armies improve over time with equipment, leadership, training and experience. The American Army in 1939 was vastly different than the American Army in 1945. In addition, the Army Air Corps (which was

Economics: US Post Office to Default Bigtime

In the continuing parade of overpromising benefits and underdelivering on profitability to make payments, we have the USPS which is very overextended.   The key news here is that there is a

Yamato – Famed Japanese Battleship – The Details

Yamato (大和) was the lead ship of the Yamato class of Imperial Japanese Navy World War II battleships. She and her sister ship, Musashi, were the heaviest battleships ever constructed, displacing 72,800 tonnes at full load and armed with nine 46 cm (18.1 inch) 45

Yamato’s Design: The Bulbous Bow

The Japanese Battleship “Yamato” was the largest battleship ever built at 80,000 tons.  Its place in World War II history is legendary.                

Disruptions in Cabs: No More Coffee With Comedians

Uber and Lyft have continued to disrupt patterns in the transportation grid,  primarily in the cab business.   I can speak from personal experience on a trip to Miami.  Cab driver =

Normandy Remembered – June 6th 1944

June 6th, 1944. The Invasion of Normandy when World War II hung in the balance. By the end of this day – “The Longest Day” – over four thousand lay dead on

Economics Reign Supreme…Decline Continues

In the last week, headlines have captured a number of economic disruptions in the government and infrastructure fabric that will bring dire cicumstances in the near future: Puerto Rico – the bombshell

Why Martial Arts Matter

I have studied martial arts for most of my life, recently Kenpo Karate under the Grandmaster Ed Parker system with 8th Degree Bryan Hawkins.  You can see him above teaching the first

Interest – Economics: Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Into the Unknown

I am fascinated by economics because this field is based upon math, markets and human behavior. Humans seems to be the most unpredictable variable in economics.  The stock market – if reduced

Spam Tools for an Email World Gone Mad

Useful tools you may have overlooked if you run your own website and have access to CPanel. I have been receiving far too much spam email and am now fighting back more