Tags » Fred Smith

Chris Christie vs. Technology

In order for Governor Chris Christie’s plan to round up people who overstay their visas to work, he would have to invent time travel technology. And even though it’s impossible to know if time travel really has been invented if you’re not the one using it (if history has changed, so have all your memories), looking at his poll numbers it would appear he hasn’t yet. 850 more words

Commentary

Outsource immigration and customs to FedEx?

In New Hampshire, Republican Presidential contender Chris Christie sparks humour in his speech, by proposing to track immigrants entering the country, like packages.

“Here’s what I’m going to do as president… I’m going to ask the founder of FedEx, Fred Smith to come and work for the government for three months, to work for immigration and customs”

106 more words
The United States

A cool night of jazz in the last place you'd expect...

Last Friday, I went to a tribute to jazz pianist Joe Sample. Underneath dim lights, I sat among a crowd of about 200 lovers of all things soulful. 359 more words

Music

Television: new album

Despite rumours of some credence we’ve been waiting some eight years for the new Television album — don’t rush into it lads! To feed my addiction I was one of those who sent off for a cassette import of The Blow-Up (1982) if only to hear “Little Johnny Jewel”. 196 more words

Music

9 More Quotes From “Mentoring 101”

John Maxwell always includes the best quotes from other authors in his books. Here are some of the quotes he shared in Mentoring 101. 381 more words

The Making of FedEx: A 2 Min Story Worth Reading

He was an undergraduate at Yale University in 1965. As part of the coursework, he wrote an economics paper exploring the process of transportation of goods in the United States. 287 more words

Inspiration