For the last 20 years or so, advertisements for big name companies have gone on aggressive ad campaigns. Nike told you to Just do it Pepsi told you to Live for the moment Burger King told you to Have it your way And so many other companies have told you, your life wasn't good enough,... Continue Reading →
As I rolled past Detroit Metropolitan Airport this morning, I looked over to see the giant Delta building, and it hits me: The best businesses are those that provide a service. Transportation, parts and maintenance, for the vehicle that provides said transportation; food. Basically anything humans will always need, or have grown accustomed to. Barbers, and hair stylist... Continue Reading →
President Donald Trump’s budget has been released, and like many people I was waiting to see how it would affect my personal interest — or business.
When it comes to public transportation, Trumps budget mainly affects aviation, and long distance routes for Amtrak.
As far as Aviation goes the budget will essentially move “the air traffic control function” of the Federal Aviation Administration and its 14,000 controllers “to an independent, non-governmental organization.” In other words, because of “inefficiencies and lagging technology efforts” airline executives want to privatize America’s air traffic control system.
Amtrak will have long distance runs like the Empire Builder, which spans from Chicago to Seattle, scaled back a great deal. The Federal Transportation Administration Department, overall, faces a 13% cut while defense spending and Homeland security will go up 9% and 7% respectively.
Funding will be eliminated for 19 different agencies who depend on federal money, including the Appalachian…
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So Im sitting here sipping on my Grand Marnier, and it hits me: I moved all the way to Detroit,MI for opportunity. The opportunity to escape the California tax oppression, and cost of living to live how it was meant for all of us to live. As a people we are programmed to want more.... Continue Reading →
The lack of economic power can make one feel less than. It can make or break a persons self esteem. It can drive you to great heights, or leave you in a funk, not able to put your finger on why. You just know you are upset, about something. Past bad decisions lead you to... Continue Reading →