Dan on August 19th, 2012

I ran across a number of articles that helped me understand what is going on in Syria and why so many countries are involved.  Here are couple articles that give a good background. January, 2011 – Assad announces a ‘Four Seas Policy’  (www.upi.com/Business_News/Energy-Resources/2011/01/06/Syrias-Assad-pushes-Four-Seas-Strategy/UPI-98471294335880/).  This is designed to make Syria and Turkey the regional hub for […]

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Dan on August 11th, 2012

From a purely strategic point of view, I think the Paul Ryan pick makes sense for the Republicans.  If they can get the public to buy in to Paul Ryan being the ‘man with a plan’ and contrast it with the image of a do nothing congress, it might energize swing voters  / Reagan democrats.  […]

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Dan on August 5th, 2012

I was intrigued when Yahoo (YHOO) named Marissa Mayer CEO a few weeks ago – I think thats a real ‘out of the box’ pick that few companies would do.  It seems most CEO hires are retreads of the same people.  So I got to wondering what Yahoo is up to.  I hadn’t given Yahoo much […]

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