Tag: Editorial

Rebuilding the Commons Part 1

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A while back there was a lot of discussion around a pair of essays penned by venture capitalist Paul Graham. The first one is well researched, thoughtful, and raises a compelling hypothesis of what he believes are the unique forces…

The Bitter White Americans

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You know Millennials routinely get called out for their entitled nature. All too often I see the criticism as overblown, but let’s go with the premise for a moment and ask where did they get these ideas from. I’m reminded…

The BDC VS the GOP

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We must now come to terms with the reality that we now have a three party political system. We have the Democrats, the Republicans, and the Burn it Down Crazies (BDC). The Republicans have tried to maintain a coalition with…

The Conversation

Last year was not good for race relations in the US. To be honest there really hasn’t been a “good year” but there have been non-bad years  2014 though was not one of them. A lot of people on my…

Second Class

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I’ve been trying to formulate an honest and measured opinion about the latest trend of unarmed black men being killed by the police. I’ve tried to distance myself and tried to put myself in the position of the police who…

The Other Too Big To Fail

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There is a lot of talk going around about raising the minimum wage. Conservatives have coalesced around the idea that raising the minimum wage right now is a terrible idea because it will hurt small business. According to conservatives the…