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Archive for October, 2011

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WSJ Report: Why Companies Aren’t Getting the Employees They Need

Monday, October 24th, 2011

From the main article in today’s WSJ “The Journal Report:” To get America’s job engine revving again, companies need to stop pinning so much of the blame on our nation’s education system. They need to drop the idea of finding perfect candidates and look for people who could do the job with a bit of […]

John Truman Wolfe’s Interesting Take on the Debt Crisis

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

It’s funny how one thing leads to another. After I posted The Secret of Oz last week, I went to check out Bill Still’s website, The Money Masters. It was there that I saw John Trumam Wolfe’s book, Crisis by Design: The Untold Story of the Global Financial Coup and What You Can Do About […]

Another Video to Watch: “Money As Debt”

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Thanks to RetiredAt40 for the recommendation. Good stuff.

The Two Step Plan to National Economic Reform and Recovery

Friday, October 14th, 2011

This is related to the video I posted the other day (if you haven’t watched the video, I urge you to do so as it is very interesting). I found this two step plan on the Money Masters website: The Two Step Plan to National Economic Reform and Recovery Step 1: Directs the Treasury Department […]

San Francisco Restaurants Want to Make 25% the Standard Tip

Friday, October 14th, 2011

San Francisco Restaurants Want to Make 25% the Standard Tip. Wow! I’m sorry but that seems excessive to me. Not only that, the very nature of a tip is to reward for service. Although I understand why restaurants do it (because some lowlifes NEVER tip appropriately), I hate the automatic gratuity that some restaurants add […]

“Not Yours to Give”

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

I read this story last night in William Bennett’s The Book of Man: Readings on the Path to Manhood* and thought it was worth sharing. I googled this story to determine its authenticity. Turns out it appears it might be a fabrication—or at least the form that it is written about here (consider the source […]

JLP Looks Back on Seven Years of Blogging…

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

My thoughts (ramblings) on seven years of blogging… Today marks the 7th onniversary of when I started blogging. I started off with a .blogspot blog called AllThingsFinancial. I moved to a paid hosting site in August of 2005 and changed the URL to AllThingsFinancialBlog.com. Several months later I was sued by First Tennessee bank because […]

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