Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

There is so much going on in the world, today, it’s getting hard to keep up. That’s why I had to go out and upgrade my coffee mugs. I need more of my morning cuppa to keep me from nodding off while reading the tons of news stories and blog … Continue reading

President Bush’s Safari to Find Friendly Faces

President Bush is in Africa this week, sulking because he didn’t get his way. In one of the rare times the past seven years, the House of Representatives, now under Democrat control for the first time in 12 years, defended the Constitution and refused to allow the President to bully … Continue reading


I’m an unabashed fan of globalization, at least in concept. At the same time I try to keep an open mind regarding how well it’s being executed. The point being, of course, that in striving for a more intelligent mode of managing Planet Earth, nothing will really be possible if … Continue reading

Obama Misleads on Clinton’s Positions

The Obama campaign continues to recycle right wing talking points about Hillary. Among the latest was a claim that Clinton supported NAFTA. “A little more than a year ago,” an Obama mailer reads, “Hillary Clinton thought NAFTA was a ‘boon’ to the economy.” The piece goes on to argue that the New … Continue reading

Why Does the Bush Administration Not Want Small Business to Export?

I had a rather interesting and disconcerting experience today, as a small business owner. I make natural bath & body products and I wholesale and retail them on the internet. I’ve been in business for nearly 13 years and occasionally I get international orders from shop owners and individuals in various locations … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

Ooh…look at the calendar. No. Not at Abe Lincoln’s Birthday! Valentine’s Day is two days away. I certainly hope you already pre-ordered those flowers for your special someone. And, trust me, today is the last day for you to get the best chocolate and not the slim pickin’s you can … Continue reading