"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,
in 5 years there would be a shortage of sand." -- Milton Friedman
>> August 2016: New Official Announcement by the USA <<
Internet forums are like going to the zoo; if you get enough monkeys together, sooner or later someone will start throwing their poo.
Click Links of Interest below:
A collection spanning many years, including a very pretty wife.
Leisa & Ralph's Wedding on 8-8-88 in a 900 year old Castle in Spain
My Wife In Vogue - Swimsuit Model
Property at Incline Village, NV
Ralph Goes to Church
USA to sell California to Mexico .. breaking news
You Will Not See these creatures regularly at most homes
Back Door Guests and Uninvited Big Birds
Are You 1% or 10% Human? 'One Brilliant Lady!
Business: eMyth: The Fatal Assumption of the Technically Trained
Business Survival: Mission and Market
Business: 4 Destructive Myths Most Companies Still Live By
Business: The 5 Bad Habits Every Sales Manager Must Break!
Tour the International Space Station with Commander Suni Williams
Reclaiming Conversation - Sherry Turkle of M.I.T
Where is Your Cell Phone During Face to Face Meetings?
"Generations of humans strive to achieve mastery over the earth, but they are destined to become fossils in its soil." -- Will & Ariel Durant
Why We Shop - PBS New Hour
Donald Trumps Greatest Pre-Election Contribution to America
Take a lesson America - No Coddling Nanny-State Here
It's Later Than You Think
Use a phone? Any type of phone? Better understand SS7
Violin, Ballet and NYC Street Dancing Combined - Be Astonished!
For Men Only :-) The Italian Funeral
REAL-TIME Worldwide Hacking Attacks...Astonishing Visual!
Why There Are More Women Than Men
Love & Technology
Humans: The depths of cruelty and depravation
Search Engines - Have you every wondered how they work?
Cave Man of New Mexico - Really!
Rattlesnake Logic and Terrorism
Cows - The Constitution - The Ten Commandments
Bring Back the "Good Old Days" of Our Great Grandparents
Or..When Heroin, Cocaine and Alcohol Mixtures Were Legal in USA
Possibly the Best Cartoon of the Century!
"The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff." -- Carl Sagan
Wouldn't Ya Like to Get Away?
How Money Walks
2015 Study - Death Rates Rising for Middle-Aged White Americans
I'm Just Sayin'
Coldest Inhabited Place on Earth
Where's The Elevator?
The Benevolent Lawyer
RARE Historical Pictures
The Roots of Washington's Ills
The Paradox of Choice - Confusion & Disappointment
China - Where the CapEX Monday is Today
China to Build The Pana-Max Canal in Nicaragua
Tribal Wisdom vs. Modern Corporate Approach
"Facebook, Twitter, Texting and Instagram:
Never have lives less lived been more chronicled" -- Dennis Miller
Life 2017 - Funny
Forgotten art of Capital Letters (rated x for language)
The Mystery of Chronic Pain - Curse of the Spinal Cord
My Stroke of Insight - Watch Brain Functions Shut Down One by One
Surgeon Sherwin Nuland: How Electroshock Therapy Changed Me
Buying Gas in Detroit (rated X - nudity)
The Jekyll Island Duck Hunt that Created the Federal Reserve
Gentlemen -- Looking for a Date?
Human Pile Drivers - Construction Around the World
Proof that we are a Nation of Sheeple...and / or
We Have Met The Enemy and They Are Us!
Oh, you hate your job?
German Wonderland - Be Amazed!
Survived by Wife - Why Men Don't Have a Chance in Life
(6 minutes - but stay to the end for the very best!)
'It is easier for the world to accept a simple lie than a complex truth."
-- Alexis de Tocqueville
Her dinner with Hitler....and her ingenious invention
FISCAL CLIFF - Making it Easy to Understand
Even Russia Bans USA Meat
How French Women Burn Calories - You'll Love It!
New Technology Is Making Us More Like the Amish
Einstein's Greatest Fear - Or at least it SHOULD have been
FLASHMOB - This Will Delight All! - speakers on.
Financial Scams, Schemes and Swindles - FINRA Stanford Study
Hubble Ultra Deep Field 3D - 47 Billion Light Years Away
A Real Mind Reader - TRUE - and Shocking!
Earth from Above - Our Changing Planet
Thomas Sowell - Great Quotes from a Wise Man
Largest Structure in Universe found - and it's Mind-Boggling
Reasons Why You Should Still Buy a Newspaper
Men Who Lack Female Supervision
Joys of Winter - Have your speakers on.
Don't Send a Man to the Grocery Story
PARIS in panorama view - NEAT
A really big crocodile
Company Policy on Attitude and Morale
The desire for education in the world - lost to many in USA
Political Science for Dummies
How To Get to MARS - Must See
"Nature smiles at the union of freedom and equality in our utopias. For freedom and equality are sworn and everlasting enemies, and on one prevails the other dies. Leave men free and their natural inequalities will multiply almost geometrically." - - various
Inequality is not only natural and inborn, it grows with the complexity of civilization. - - rkr
Open-Ocean Sailing - The Birth of an Island
Lay down your shovels, sit on your asses, and light up a Camel
Ever wonder where your gas money goes?
A Serious Dairy Farm - 25,000 acres - 35,000 milk cows
Pictures of Florida - 1880 to 1900 - Click to advance slides
This is Real! Australian school I could love
(turn on your computer speakers)
Tough Life of a College Student
No Cure for Stupidity
America's Evolution to Socialism - Norman Mattoon Thomas
...Sadly, the evidence seems to be supporting his hypothesis.
Jeanne and husband, "Left Brain," Robertson
Great Clean Comedy - go through "Play List" on page
Got Snow? All harsh winters are relative
(wait for it to load - it's worth it)
Those Crazy Goats
What Were We Thinking?
Please! Send Me to This Hotel
See This! Raid on the home of a Latin American drug boss
(wait for it to load - it's worth it)
How Spammers Invade Your Email - Know This
Senior Citizen Health Care Solution by Maxine
Hell - explained by a chemistry student
Quantity versus Quality - A wise doctor
$1,500,000 - World's Most Expensive Dog
Illegal Immigration - Joe VS. Jose
"Technology promises to let us do anything from
anywhere with anyone. But it also drains us as we try to do everything everywhere." -- Sherry Turkle - MIT
Inside Einstein's Mind
Funniest Home Depot Video You Will Ever See
Human Evolution & The Optimism Bias
Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work?
How A Robotically Controlled Amazon Warehouse Works
The World's Largest Cruise Liner - Behind the Scenes
Just what does it mean to give 100%?
Man, lording it over all creatures great and small
Andy Rooney - CBS could not stop him
At the bar
Holiday Dinner at the Rasmussens
Americans Over 50 - The 3rd Largest Economy on Earth
Is Progress Real?
High Frequency Trading - The Wall Street We Will Never Nnow
Plastic Bags and "The Green Thing"
4000 Clicks - Sad Commentary on Medicine
What A Drone Can See From 17,000 Feet - Bye Bye Privacy Anywhere
How Algorithms Shape Our World
Biggest Dinosaur Ever Found - in Patagonia
Giant 7 Stories Tall and Weighed more than 150,000 Pounds
Move Over Bud - Best Beer Commercial
Rarely Seen Moments and Photographs of US History
The Undeclared War: American society has been in an undeclared Social Civil War since late in the 20th Century. Wide-spread extreme and rapid tribal, ethnic, religious, and political insolence continues to escalate as demographic and economic shifts occur at a rate rarely seen in the nation's history. - - rkr
Cool 3-D Without Glasses - Try It
Make Math Relevant - Change the Teaching Paradigm
Lights Out - U.S. Power Grid Cyberattack
Places Far, Far Away and Long Ago
Leisa & Ralph Around the World >
Ralph Rasmussen, MBA - Contact Ralph
Curriculum Vitae - Truncated
- MBA Master's Degree, Business Administration
Pepperdine University, Malibu, California - 1976 - 1978
- BS, Business Administration - Finance Interdiscipline
California State University, Northridge, California - 1973- 1976
- Computer Science Advanced Coding Certifications: Pierce College, Woodland Hills, California - 1968 - 1971
- Lifetime Teaching Credential, California State University System:
Credential #183139-22: Business Management, Finance, & Real Estate
- Professional Certification: Fitness Instruction & Health Management
University of California, San Diego - 1982-1984
- Certified Member: American College of Sports Medicine, May 1985
- Doctoral studies - Industrial Psychology U.C. Berkeley - 1978-1979
Professional Career - Abridged
- California College Instructor: Moorpark, Ventura, Oxnard, and Sierra colleges - Teaching wide variety of courses within Business Department including Finance, Real Estate and Management.
- Instructor: University of Nevada, Reno - Teaching Real Estate, Finance and Management courses within Business Department.
- Principal: Delphi Associates, Small Business Consulting Firm - Emphasis on Restructuring Troubled Firms to Avoid Bankruptcy 1973 - 1984
- Principal: Corporate Turnaround Consultants USA - Specialty: Distressed Firms Facing Bankruptcy or Unwanted Acquisition: 1984 - 1995
- Partner & Broker (License #00403858) - Conejo Associates Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) - Los Angeles, CA: 1971 - Present
- European Relocation While Leisa (wife) Finished Grad School at Warwick University School of Business 1995 - 1997
- Principal: USA & India-Based Internet Technology Development Firm including All Web Programming Languages, E-Commerce Portals, Network Creation & Management, and Online Marketing SEM and SEO: 1997 - 2016
- Silent Partner: UK-based Foreign Currency (Forex) Syndicate emphasizing triangular arbitrage strategies: 2001 - Present
Ralph Rasmussen, MBA - Contact Ralph
Humans Plan - The Universe Laughs
Endeavor to bear reality graciously and
respect one another's delusions - - rkr
Why Rich Nations are their Own Worst Enemy
Always Remember This!
Nostradamus? No.. Your Life in the 21st Century
The New Normal - as US Federal Reserve Researchers Quietly Predict
You Just Can't Make This Stuff Up!
2016 - Rethinking Education
The Best Days of the US Economy are Behind Us
Famous Failures - Well?
Artificial Intelligence - Getting Real Scary
Before Fame - Obama, Lady Gaga, Madonna, George Clooney, Etc.
Captain Sullenberg into the Hudson
Magic with Your iPAD
Who REALLY Invented the Computer?
Homo Sapiens - A New Means of Talking
Why Nobody Retires to Buffalo
How Pig Parts Make the World Turn
The Science of Happiness: What Your Mother Didn't Tell You
Dan Gilbert: Why we make bad decisions
Five Ways to Quickly Ruin an Economy - scroll down page to video and text
You Had One Job To Do!
The Divorce Horserace -- (XXX for language)
Is Progress Real?
Sadly No Against the historical panorama of human history, all technological advances reveal themselves to be merely new means of achieving old ends -- the acquisition of goods, the pursuit of one sex by the other, the overcoming of competition, the fighting of wars. Proclamations of progress are just the vain and traditional boast of each "modern" generation. - - rkr
Digital Electronics: The 21st Century Opium of the Masses - - rkr
Maybe I Was Wrong
Historic Photos: Elvis Kissing, Robin Williams in Central Park, Cutting Dow Huge Mark Twain Redwod 1892, The 8' 7" Man, and Dozens More
Sad but True Commentary on Work in America
Why Capitalism has nothing to do with supply and demand
Word for the day: Oniomania
American History Photos - 1800s & Early 1900s
Affordable Golf Ball Act - Priceless (speakers on)
French Internet Dating
The Paradox of Choice - Confusion & Disappointment
Come To The USA
The World's Largest Single Structure - China
Astonishing VW Factory In Dresden -- German ingenuity at work!
Living Beyond Our Means: Why We Shop
China's Ghost Towns - Scroll Down Page a bit to Start Video
Paper is NOT Dead - Scroll down a bit to start 40 second video
(In French but you'll understand completely)
Global Earthquakes and More - Watch Them In Real Time!
Why Mothers Yell So Much!
Aerial video of the wave that hit Japan
Do It Yourself - Do It Poorly
The Nobel Prize doesn't always go to the most deserving...
Coffee and Life
What the French think of the Computer USB Port
Huge Gallup-Purdue Poll:
Elite Colleges Don't Buy Happiness for Graduates
Astounding Earth Views from Space
Montana - All You Need to Know
The Most Astonishing Photos of 2014
WalMart should be running the Government!
Fun facts about each American state
If I run into trouble, I want this guy to represent me
Smartphone Pictures Pose SERIOUS Privacy Risks
No Parent Left Behind
Dating in 1961 - Confusion
Fox Hunting with Rifles Must be Banned!
Bed bugs and other Major Cockroaches
..Not what you think.
10 Things You Probably Don't Know About Money
Click through slide show using arrow. 12 slides total.
Top 10 Scams and Rip-Offs
Click through slide show using arrow.
If you can't afford a house on the beach
All you couch potatoes....yes, YOU....listen UP!
The Seven Immutable Laws of Investing
Time for the Endgame
There are just some things that a haircut and
change of clothes won't fix
Lawyers and Grandmas
Bumper stickers for seniors
A Well Planned Retirement
Smartphones and Life
Truly Amazing Stunt
What a Split Second Looks Like
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Employee Work Rules
Why athletes don't have regular jobs - priceless!
Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view
The Voca People - neat!
A few thoughts on owning your own business and employee attitudes
A bit of humor in the midst of economic collapse
Senior Citizen Gets Audited - Very Confused
50s-60s Video Jukebox with over 300 selections
Photographs To Take Your Breath Away
TED Talks - Intelligent Ideas Worth Spreading
Eight Thoughts to Ponder --
Abbott & Costello - Understanding Unemployment Calculations
What Language Does Your State Speak?
>>Read the Short Article and Keep Scrolling - Very Interesting!
The Coming Neurological Epidemic - Baby Boomers
You Can't Make this Stuff Up
Kathryn Schulz: On Being Wrong
The Last Nickel
Ads that Will Never Show on TV Again
Costa Concordia Cruise Ship - Righting
U.S. income inequality, on rise for decades, is now highest since 1928 - Pew Research
Can You Control Your Emotions for 48 Minutes?
...Rare Obama Speech on USA Economic History - Factual
Most Amazing and Ingenious Car You Have Ever Seen
A Lesson In Irony - Government policy for your benefit
Tech support has been around since the middle ages
The Obituary of Common Sense
The Riddle of Experience vs. Memory
We Are So Self-Important - Rated X (language)
Microsoft and Bleeding Edge ambitions have finally collided
The Internet is a Surveillance State
Systemic Decision-Making and Investments
The Subprime real estate mess - a primer
Magic Green Hat
So you think you're limber? Check it out
Bernie Madoff's Inspiration
Terrorists - Gotta love those Canadians
Adult Humor that Never made it into Print in the 1950s
Manure: Live and Learn
Cool Pictures of Nature
Most Interesting MAPS
Let Me Tell Ya 'Bout the Birds and the Bees
What Physics Taught me about Marketing
U.S. Education System - No Longer Top Dog
My Rezimay - alternative job procurement options
American Prospects - The Tipping Point in History
Thailand Gets Into the Space Race
Why Do We Argue?
The Spy Game: Prepare to be Impressed
Your Tax Dollars At Work - Lobster & Porterhouse
Steaks purchased with Food Stamps
INSANITY at its finest - Downhill bike race in Chile
Scroll down the page a bit, read description and start video
Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game, Too
1887 Anaheim, California - Where Disneyland now Sits
California: A History Lesson
Snowflakes and Cupcakes
"Religion keeps the poor from murdering the rich."
"Death is natural, and if it comes in due time it is forgivable and useful, and the mature mind will take no offense from its coming."
Will & Ariel Durant
For many Americans, Temp Work has become Permanent
Facebook for Older Generations
There Goes Your Property Value - Here Come the Chinese
Weather Phenomenon - Events Most Will Have Never Seen
Prepare to be AMAZED - Life Without Bleeding-Edge Technology