Category: Duly Noted

Random short postings about observations – events, objects, etc.

POTUS: Full-time salaried employee

The President of the United States is a full-time salaried employee of the United States of America. The citizens of the US set the job description and can dismiss the President for poor performance. The United States of American is…

FBI vs. Apple … what if?

What if Apple loses in the courts? As I understand it, Apple, Inc. will be required to produce certain software for the FBI. But, Apple, Inc. is NOT a person. It is a corporation that employs persons. It is these…

Visualizing Oakland’s Budget

A Riddle What is pink, blue, red, orange, yellow, magenta, indigo, aqua, puce and chartreuse; swoops and curves with the grace of a mare’s tale and is a compendium of information? You didn’t guess it. It is the OAKLAND 2013…