Category Archives: Uncategorized

A Time to Pause and Reflect

          Winter Solstice has come and gone. December 21 was the shortest day of the year for those of us living north of the equator. We will now get a little more sunlight each day, until Summer Solstice comes next June. It’s also the time of year for Winter Holidays, of…

Celebrating Independence Part I: Did Bankruptcy Cause the American Revolution?

Ben Franklin

Okay, so there were probably a few other reasons for the American Revolution – democratic ideals, self-governance, yadda, yadda, yadda. But would you be surprised to find out that American Debt Relief was one of the factors motivating the Colonists to declare independence? The British Parliament imposed taxes on the Colonies to pay for Britain’s…

The LA Dodgers file for Bankruptcy protection! What is this about?

dodgers file bankruptcy

Facing a takeover by the MLB, embattled owner Frank McCourt has put the Los Angeles Dodgers into bankruptcy. The timing of the bankruptcy filing earlier this week is owing to the Dodgers’ payroll, due Thursday June 30, 2011, which McCourt could not satisfy because he was out of money. ┬áThe Dodgers also owe money to…

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.