Author Archives: Leonard Jackson

Not all the news is fit to print

December 8th, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

Well the Kansas City Star “got” me again. I had promised myself to move on – that there surely must […]

We’re linking

December 6th, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

We have posted an article in Articles and More that ran in the Wall Street Journal last week, as it […]

Seniors – The Golden Age

November 11th, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

As best I can remember, Charles Gusewelle and I are about the same age – give or take a few […]

The Bond Mystery

November 3rd, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

Why should you buy bonds instead of stocks or other investments? Why does the price go up when the yield goes down? How do you know how to select a bond suitable for your portfolio? I’ve never been able to understand why bonds are such a mystery to people who are above average intelligence and who should be considered sophisticated investors.

Juan Williams and NPR

October 28th, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

it seems that Juan picked the absolute worst place to express his concern – on Fox network’s The Bill O’Reilly Show. Some suggest that if he had said this on some other show like the Charlie Rose Show it wouldn’t have caused such a stir.

We are in Progress

October 5th, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

As promised, we are still changing and adding things to try to make our work here more reader friendly and […]

A real head scratcher

October 5th, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

The headline read: “Democrats fear Brownback donor could buy clout.” The article went on to “expose” the Koch brothers, David and Charles of Wichita’s Koch Industries, who had supported many conservative political campaigns. My question is: why is this news (front page news) and who could it be aimed at that hasn’t been aware of this relationship for years?

Term Limits

September 22nd, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

This won’t be the only article I write about term limits. I’ll try to monitor myself and not become a […]

Opening Day

September 14th, 2010 | by Leonard Jackson

Monday September 13th 2010 Well here goes. I am officially opening my first blog – finally. What started as a […]

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