Warren Buffet's favorite line is: "Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful."
For the first time in human history, the economic base – and especially those hurt by an otherwise favorable trend – has real-time access to information that can increase its future earning potential dramatically.
On June 15, 1955, just before 7 am local time, New York City did something it rarely does. It shut down.The reason was a simulated Russian nuclear attack on Brooklyn, code-named Apple Jack.
He didn't have to deal with intercontinental missiles, nuclear weapons, and proliferating cyber threats.
In January 1942, German U-boats were so close to the American coast that Nazi commanders could see the lights from New York City’s mighty skyscrapers.
In the weeks leading up to Churchill’s 1940 memo on brevity, the Germans occupied Paris; De Gaulle formed an exile government; Hitler ordered the plans for an invasion of the United Kingdom; and the Battle of Britain.
For a people who fought a revolution over executive authority, Americans sure love their presidents.