Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Wise Saying – Part 95

  ”  He who establishes his arguement by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. ”  Michel de Montaigne

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A Serious Candidate

   As I was driving down 17-92 toward Sanford, I noticed a campaign office for Clint Johnson for Mayor.  Having been elected to the city council in 2008, and having been a resident for many years, I have never seen … Continue reading

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DeBary City Council Races – 2014

   DeBary City Council seats 3, 4, and 5 are open for election in 2014.  SEAT 5- Former Councilman Jack Lenzen and former Councilman Danny Tillis have both stated that they are candidates for this seat.  This is the seat … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 94

   ” I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie. ”   Michel de Montaigne          R. Van Conoley ( Editor’s note: This aphorism is dedicated to 90% of all local … Continue reading

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Google X

   Google Corporation has two top secret labs known as Google X.  One of the labs is in California at the company headquarters and the other lab’s location is not disclosed.     Both labs are filled with robotics engineers as … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 93

  ” The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them.  Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will. ”           Michel … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 92

  ” It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. ”     Mark Twain

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What To Do In Retirement

   A longtime friend from South Florida recently invited me to his retirement party.  I was unable to attend, but sent him an e-mail asking him what he planned to do when he retired.  The following is his response to … Continue reading

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CEO Compensation

   CEO compensation, relative to the pay of the average worker, has skyrocketed in the last three decades.  In 1965, the average CEO was paid 18.3 times more than the average worker.  By 2010, CEO’s were paid 200 times more … Continue reading

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How Congress Works

  ” All this talk about rules. There ain’t no rules here.  We make them up as we go along. ”  Representative Alcee Hastings     ( Editor’s note:  Alcee Hastings was a Federal Judge.  He was impeached and removed from office … Continue reading

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