TSP Talk – Jobs report triggers sell-off / rebound

Good morning. It’s time for our Monday morning TSP Talk: As we talked about on Friday on TSP Talk, the jobs report was going to be the news of the day, and boy was it. Stocks dropped sharply, but rebounded strongly by the close. Where does that leave us now? It was reported that thereRead… Read more »

Making NASA Relevant Again

Making NASA Relevant Again, NASA Watch “… This is where the new Administration’s immediate priorities are going to focus: fixing the economy and the underlying infrastructure that keeps it going. Where NASA fits in this refocused political environment is not clear. If NASA can be seen as a player in the overall renewal of infrastructure,Read… Read more »

The Difference

With today’s message, and the appointment of General Shinseki as VA Secretary, the differing views of government and governing are again made apparent. Shinseki said it all when he left in 2003: “You must love those you lead before you can be an effective leader,” he said. “You can certainly command without that sense ofRead… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision – Championship Week Picks

The Hokie Guru cannot overstate the importance of the Combined Federal Campaign; he addressed this effort last week. We have a lot to be thankful for during this holiday season and the Hokie Guru encourages everyone to contribute to the Combined Federal Campaign (or the charity of your choice). Everytime the Hokie Guru thinks heRead… Read more »

I Want to Help

To Whom It May Concern: You won’t believe the things I’ve seen. My ‘little’ in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program has parents that left him because of jail or drugs and a grandmother that has abandoned him. He gets suspended and sent home (to his wonderful 80-year-old great-grandmother) if so much as his peerRead… Read more »