Below are questions I have asked myself throughout the past week. Instead of writing what my answers to them would be I am interested in any answers you may have, or additional questions you have asked yourself.
For the week starting Monday August 24, 2009 here are some questions I have had:
Why can you buy Coors Light in bars and restaurants locally by not Coors?
If every “competitor” surrounding your business is able to more than adequately accomplish the core aspect of the business with 25% less personnel why don’t you reduce your personnel as well?
If more power were pushed from the Federal government to the states would they be able to compete like the private sector for residents, businesses, jobs, etc?
If you can fly from Southern California to Northern California for about $50-75 how much would you pay to take a three hour train ride from SoCal to NoCal?
Has your business or industry been impacted by new Federal regulations in the past six to twelve months?
College football or NFL?
What is your smartest purchase in the past twelve months?
President Obama has said, and Sen. Landrieu (LA-D) has reiterated that illegal aliens will not/should not receive health benefits—then who pays the hospitals that have to treat them in their ERs when they show up for care?
What was right about your week?
How many drops in the bucket does it take to fill the bucket?
Which President saved passenger train service in the United States?
A question I asked the Leadership Long Beach class on Monday: It seems groups, organizations and committees are usually formed to fix problems someone sees, can you think of any that have been formed to keep something that is right and not a problem?
Kid #1 Question: Do you have kids?
If Congress is spending $2.4 billion per year on Amtrak to keep it running, how much government funding will be needed to keep a high speed rail between LA and San Francisco operating when customers can fly in half the time for less money than taking a train that costs of $3 billion to build?
Does Ted Kennedy become greater in death than he was while alive?
What is the longest you have stayed on hold? Was it worth it?
Can you imagine how crazy the anti-Bush crowd, led by the New York Times, would have been if his Administration took over control of interrogations of captured terrorists with a specially appointed group?
Is $246 million in tax breaks for movie producers to purchase film really stimulus or is it political payback for donations?
From friend Greg: How high would the pile be if you stacked up all the pages of laws and legislation that affect you and govern you?
Should the passage of the health care reform really be based upon the death of a Senator and not the facts in the bill?
Do you own a gun?
Instead of trying to squeeze more out of doctors and hospitals with their health care reform proposals why don’t Democrats go after tort reform to reduce costs?
Kid #2 Question: What was your favorite age when you were a kid?
How hot is too hot for you? How cold is too cold?
For those living in the Greater Long Beach area, are you aware that Orange and Los Angeles Counties are in discussions to move the border in the Long Beach region?
Cookies or Pie?
So those are the questions, what are your answers? Click on the comments button below and let us know what you think.