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Matty, What to do about Israel?

Matty, What to do about Israel?

Dear Matty:

Foreign policy is an important consideration in the upcoming election.  Now we have the middle east in full anti-American mode, with attacks on embassies in Yemen, Egypt and Libya.  Now we find Obama will not meet with PM Netanyahu, but is taking time out of his “busy” schedule…

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What the 4th of July Means to Me

What the 4th of July Means to Me

What does the 4th of July Mean To Me?

Recently, the President of Argentina stated that she believed that Equality is more important than Liberty.  I believe that this is virtually impossible.  Every time in History that Liberty is suppressed and individual freedoms are devalued in a society, equality inevitably…

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Romney and Obama are battling over Dogs.

Romney and Obama are battling over Dogs.

 

Romney and Obama are battling over dogs.

I love epic events the can define a generation.  Nowadays, most epic events start the letter “X” (X-games, XFL, Xbox, Xanax).  That letter just seems cooler.  But, for an older generation, our epic events started with the words “the battle of…” …

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Ode to the Welfare State

Ode to the Welfare State

Hi guys.  It’s been a while since I’ve written on the Blog.  I’ve been pretty active on Face Book, but have been away for too long.  A good friend sent me this poem that follows below.  It was written in 1949, when America was wrestling with how to wean itself…

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Time to end Roe vs. Wade

Time to end Roe vs. Wade

As a Christian, I believe life is sacred.

As an economist, I know markets are created to meet human desire, regardless of whether the goods or services sold in the market are legal or ethical.

As a philosopher, I understand many humans, with the…

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Jon Bruning Announces for Senate?

Jon Bruning Announces for Senate?

Jon Bruning Announces for Senate?

Stop the presses!

Attorney General Jon Bruning, Nebraska’s Joe Biden, has made his official announcement he is a candidate for United States Senate.

Sources close to Attorney General Bruning state Jon is just the type of whiz kid we need in the United States…

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Showdown: New Hampshire

Showdown: New Hampshire

Showdown: New Hampshire

Having started as a fishing colony and part of Taxachusetts, New Hampshire is distinguished today as the least relevant of the 13 original colonies.  It’s largest city has just over 100,000 people, most of whom wish they were Canadian. And yet, once again, despite its…

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Ben Nelson: That which is Old is New Again?

Ben Nelson: That which is Old is New Again?

Ben Nelson:  That Which is Old is New Again?

It is official:  Senator Ben Nelson is not seeking re-election. He announced today he is going to concentrate on family and other obligations. (Read between the lines:  He did lots of polling and could not repair the damage sustained from…

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Occupy Wall Street: The Rich Can’t Help Benefiting the Poor

Occupy Wall Street: The Rich Can’t Help Benefiting the Poor

What the Occupy Wall Street crowd fail to appreciate is the rich can’t help benefiting the poor.

Money is simply a medium of exchange.  It has no inherent value.  It is extremely useful to facilitate trade between humans.  Trade is voluntary.  People who provide goods or services make money from…

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