Volkswagen is Not Planning to Sell a Passat Wagon in the U.S

| July 18, 2011

I was really hoping to see a new TDI Passat wagon in North America. Maybe I’ll just keep waiting for the crossover? Despite the unabashed public appearance of a camo-draped Volkswagen Passat wagon on American soil, the company is not planning to offer such a vehicle for sale here, we’ve learned from company sources. The […]

Stocks Slump on Debt Fears

| July 18, 2011

Don’t look at your IRAs or 401K plans today — actually don’t look at them until the powers that be in Washington DC can figure out how to rein in our “Governement Gone Wild.” (I’ve already given up on Europe) Stocks fell as the combination of anxieties about debt in the bloc of euro-using nations […]

When talking taxes what is a wealthy American “fair share”

| July 18, 2011

Far be it from me to defend the “corporate jet” crowd, but am I the only one who wonders what numbers President Obama is talking about when they advocate that wealthy in America “pay their fair share.” I’ve looked at most of the numbers and no matter how you slice the pie, those earning over […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.