Thursday, July 24, 2008

Rue the darkness

Date Tila Tequila? Sure. Privatize CUC? No--it will just further convolute its shameful trail of corruption.

So, what's the answer to the CNMI's power woes? Well, here's one idea, and, quite possibly, the only idea that can work--read all about it in Rue the Darkness.

You'll notice my call to action at the end of the column. You can, as always, contact me here.

Correction: In today's column, I mentioned an article I wrote "in 1988 or so." I meant to say "in 1998 or so," thus making an error of, ahem, an entire decade. One scary thing about middle age is that the decades really do start to run together. Yikes!

Friday, July 18, 2008

This week's news

"He lived in a steamy, dilapidated trailer by a swamp. Roaches swarmed all over the place. He sat, shirtless, in the collapsed remnants of a cheap reclining armchair..."

Today's column is continued here.

Friday, July 11, 2008


Today I share highlights of this year's tropical travels. Most of the places I saw were racing ahead economically. Meanwhile, Saipan remains stuck in "reverse." It's a heck of a contrast.

Friday, July 4, 2008

How to negotiate!

Book stores are brimming with books on how to be a sharp negotiator. Here's my take on the gig in today's Saipan Tribune.