Apr 17, 2015
It is time for the pundits to get a grip and realize that the election for president is not about the candidates lusting for the job. It's not about campaign strategies, speeches, gotcha journalism, and gaffes. It is about the fundamentals and the state of the nation.
Apr 10, 2015
It's more than academic research that convinces me that corporate bootleggers will lose out in the long run. I've experienced the reality of technology triumphs in my own life.
Apr 3, 2015
While prohibition was a unique episode, the unholy alignment of interests that made it happen has sadly become the norm for our federal government. A recent silly example makes the point.
Mar 27, 2015
With all the attributes of a fictional icon, Spock would be vastly superior to any recent president or presidential candidate. Regardless of his policy decisions, Spock's integrity and character alone would be a welcome change from politics as usual.
Mar 20, 2015
Much governmental dysfunction is explained by a concept known as Baptists and Bootleggers. Essentially, major government laws and regulations are passed by a combination of true believers and those who can profit from supporting that belief.
Mar 13, 2015
The bottom line is that the fate of Obamacare is in the hands of the American people. Given the continued unpopularity of the law, that should worry the president's team far more than what the Supreme Court will decide.
Mar 5, 2015
Congress should get out of the way and let workers pick their own retirement age. Those who want to retire earlier could pay more in taxes. Others might prefer lower taxes and a later retirement.
Feb 27, 2015
We are currently spending nearly a trillion dollars annually on our military, including compensation for our veterans. That's nearly as much as the combined total spent by every other nation in the world.