Category: The Economy

Free Market Fallacy

One of the frequent topics of conservatives and libertarians is the notion of market freedom. The idea is often expressed with longing. Take for example the discussion of the 2008 credit crisis. The story is often told how Fannie mae…

Naked Numbers

When I was taking heat transfer as an undergrad one aspect of problem solving that was vital to making sure you arrived at the proper answer was the need to be consistent with your units of measure. It was drilled…

How Unions Work

30 Thousand Municipal workers and Supporters making a difference image courtesy of the chronicle of higher education  I put this together for my union to promote an upcoming rally, I thought I might share it with you because the the…

Shoot the hostage

There is a group of 41 psychopaths in D.C. and they have taken hostages. There ransom note says their demands need to be met before December 31. Time is running out, they refuse to negotiate. There is no way to…