Category: The Role of Government

Gold Fever

I get asked from time to time what my process is. How do I come up with the topics I discuss here… Okay no one actually asks that, I’m actually just grateful people sometimes take time out of their busy…

If not now when?

Today has been an insane day for me quite of few things have popped up and it has my head spinning but I can’t let this day end with out shouting in the darkness about what happened yesterday . Last…

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…

Governing to the 1%

Governing to the 1% There has been a lot of discussion about guns in the wake of the Arizona shooting. People have been trying to see how they can prevent the next tragedy and people in the days that followed…