What do you get when you mix 17 parts defective welfare system, 23 parts broken justice system, and 2 parts racism? Answer: Mass incarceration of African Americans, millions of civil liberties violations, and the occasional riot.
The U.S. is morphing into Venezuela. And no, I’m not writing about the multi trillion dollar bailout, the authoritarian quarantine measures, or our President’s jaw boning the private sector. Many of these measures are warranted in a time of emergency. There will be a price to be paid, but so be it. No, I’m writing […]
Longtime readers might notice that the theme has changed — and is kind of boring. The reason? Russians hacked my web sites! I feel Hillary’s pain. So, I wiped the WordPress directories clean and installed the latest from scratch. Hopefully, this will work. Maybe I will get a fancier theme in the future, but for […]
I has been a while since I have written a blog post. Even my Facebook feed related to this site has been largely neglected. Here’s why: The big hurricane this fall brought extra moisture through my leaking asbestos roof, and the leaking window frames in the room upstairs which shares a wall with my office. […]
“Free Trade” isn’t. For those who haven’t noticed: We live in a hugely expensive welfare state. Domestically produced goods are taxed from multiple angles. We have corporate income taxes at the state and federal level for corporate profits, and then tax the profits again when the owners sell shares or collect dividends. Wages are taxed […]