France Proposes to Destroy Tourism

By | October 3, 2023

[October 3, 2023]  France proposes crushing the world’s economy (and their own), one stupid idea at a time.  Emmanuel Macron’s government is actively trying to reduce carbon emissions, which they are doing in peculiar ways.  France is looking to restrict air travel within their country and for everyone radically.  Maybe France hasn’t figured it out yet, but tourism… Read More »

The Fatherless Crisis: Patrick Bet-David

By | October 2, 2023

[October 2, 2023]  I’ve been reading up on the fatherless crisis in America for a few months now.  And yes, this is a crisis.  Patrick Bet-David, an Iranian-born American, gives us some shocking facts that will surely turn a few heads.  I like this guy.  He is straightforward in his approach and can simplify some complex phenomena.  His… Read More »

Attending Funerals: It’s a Moral Responsibility

By | October 1, 2023

[October 1, 2023]  I’ve occasionally written about the importance of attending funerals, so I won’t go into why except to note that there is a basic human morality that we are obligated to fulfill.  Acknowledging those who have passed as an essential part of our life, family, or community requires your presence. In my book 55 Rules for… Read More »

Finding a $5 Dollar Bill

By | September 30, 2023

[September 30, 2023]  I was only six years old, living in a poor area of Louisiana where money was scarce, and you were rich if you had a spare dollar.  Walking along with my best friend Wilson, we came upon a $5 Dollar bill lying in the street.  “Lookie thar, Douglas, thar’s a Lincoln just sittin’ without nobody… Read More »

Knowing When to Admit Defeat

By | September 28, 2023

[September 28, 2023]  Surprisingly, one of the secrets to being a successful is sometimes being willing to admit defeat … if the time and conditions are right.  The best leaders know there are circumstances when being right is not the most practicable strategy. How can it be, one may ask, that leaders intentionally give up when they are… Read More »

Chicago Mayor’s Solution to Food Deserts

By | September 25, 2023

[September 25, 2023]  The socialist mayor of Chicago has a solution for the food deserts in his city.  That’s food deserts, not food desserts.  Chicago grocery stores (and other stores) are closing in Chicago because shoplifting has become so pervasive that they can no longer make a profit.  Such an outcome was predicted long ago when the previous… Read More »