Drive Appears Unformatted Only When on External USB Cable

Strange happenings in the computer lab. It appears my external USB cable makes hard drives appear unformatted even though they work fine when installed internally. Continue reading

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Getting Mugged is Your Fault – No Right to Favor Americans

A Georgetown University student wrote an article in the school paper defending the teenagers who mugged him at gunpoint. This guy represents many others also growing up who will later represent our nation in Foreign Service. We’ve reached a point where our international policy is to apologize to everyone. Continue reading

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Anymore, We Don’t Value Our Citizens First

Anymore, it seems public figures and politicians are tripping over each other to highlight the need to care for illegal immigrants, or refugees of foreign wars, displaced individuals around the globe, or nearly anybody except “Joe Plumber,” citizen of the U.S.A. Continue reading

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Surveillance Keeps Power in Power

You are monitored everywhere – license plates on passing cars, cameras on roads, shopping malls, gas stations, airports. It has begun to bother me, yet my friends advise “If you’re not doing anything wrong, why do you care if you are monitored?” I now know why I care. Continue reading

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Guaranteed Returns: Loans and Zero Coupon Bonds in Times of Suppressed Interest Rates

There are at least two ways to guarantee investment returns. Continue reading

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