Low Tax Policy and National Debt

When reading headlines about Greece and Ireland in debt crises, we see photographs of the leaders of the world bamboozled.  These disturbing pictures of educated men crumbling under the weight of unadulterated lies… Continue reading

Expensive Food and Expensive Health Care

For those of you who don’t know, as recently as two years ago I was taking prescription drugs for Acid Reflux twice a day, and had horrible abdominal pains, which prompted me to… Continue reading

On Friedman: A Spiky World and Individual Action

According to Thomas Friedman, popular columnist for the New York Times, due to globalization and expanding communication networks, the world is becoming “flatter,” essentially leveling the playing field for all members of the… Continue reading

Bad Heuristics and Bad Education

Part of being human means dividing our lives into neat little boxes, boxes that are easy to look at and understand from the outside.  It comes as a matter of course that in… Continue reading

On Hamlet and Good Intentions

The path to hell is paved with good intentions. This is my summation of the masterpiece penned by Shakespeare hundreds of years ago. (I’ll leave the theories on whether Shakespeare really existed for… Continue reading

Anger & Self-Righteousness

There’s a lot of political divisiveness about these days.  I wish I could say that I’m part of the solution and not part of the problem.  Clearly people are frustrated with the current… Continue reading

Setting Sail

Welcome.  If you are visiting my site for the first time, perhaps you linked here from a search engine, but more than likely you know me, and you got here through Twitter or… Continue reading