Stimulus Plan Update – Deals in the Works

It takes a lot of time, but its been worth the effort.  If anything, the response has reinforced two long held perspectives I have had about entrepreneurs and those who would like to be entrepreneurs. The first is that 95pct of people are dreamers who really don’t want to do the work.  They would like…

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The Stimulus Plan Update

The response has obviously been overwhelming. Its taken a lot of time, but I have gone through every post. More than 1,400 of them. As is usually the case with any blog post, the vast majority of people don’t actually read the post before they write a response. So the vast majority were dismissed because…

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The Mark Cuban Stimulus Plan – Open Source Funding

Its easy to write about what the government or other people should do with our/their money. It’s harder to come up with a course of action that I can undertake on my own that possibly, somehow could make a difference. My first inclination is always to try to look “for the next big thing”. But…

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Hire Harry

Can I be the first to say that “Harry is the Man !”  Putting the obvious reasons aside, I also want to be the first to suggest that we ask, and beg Harry to accept a newly created Presidential Financial Oversight Advisor position.  Is there a better person to make sure that the oversight committees…

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My Idea to Help the Economy and the Credit Crunch

Consumer savings are way up.  Doesn’t more savings mean more money in banks to lend ? Isn’t that a good thing ? Here is an idea for you. Create rewards for putting those savings in lending institutions, and reward the institutions for lending it out.  Make the interest earned on savings accounts  and CDs  …

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Tech & Misc Ramblings…

1. Youtube has become the defacto innovation killer in the video space. Unfortunately for the industry, if Youtube doesn’t adopt it, it doesn’t exist. Its MicroSoft Windows circa late 80’s, early 90’s all over again. 2. I just booted Firefox to the curb on my PC and replaced it with Chrome (Yes I see the…

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Breaking Down Bernie Madoff

Im taking a flyer here, but if they were to put me on the case, the first people I would talk to are the software developers.  Somewhere along the line there was a software program written or modified that allowed Madoff to enter the numbers he made up, who they were paying out cash to…

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