Scott Adams, OPE

Aug. 5, 2017 by

As the creator of the Dilbert cartoon, it is perhaps not appropriate to give Scott Adams an Obscure Public Enemy award.  However, his political views, and his pretentious sophistries in

School Inc. and Other TIBRHeW [1]

Jul. 31, 2017 by

School Inc. is the name of a documentary series that has somehow made it past the left-wing censors at PBS.  It is the work of Andrew Coulson, a former senior

Wimbledon Finger Exercises

Jul. 16, 2017 by

Although I have been heavily distracted by Roger Federer potentially rolling to his 19th Grand Slam title, and recovering from my mysterious illness (which turned out to be some muscle

4th Of July Finger Exercises

Jul. 4, 2017 by

After an early return from my secret adventure due to a weird illness and injury[1], I will get back into the swing with some finger exercises. Automation and Jobs It’s

Terrorism…

Jun. 18, 2017 by

(THIS WILL BE MY LAST POST FOR APPROXIMATELY THREE WEEKS.  RETURNING IN JULY) This is the face of terror.  It is three losers from the council estates of East London,

The UK And French Elections

Jun. 13, 2017 by

The UK Vote The Year of Voting Recklessly, to borrow from Bret Stephens, continues. As of this writing, the UK still does not have a government, although it looks like

The Economics of Believing

Jun. 2, 2017 by

Economics is everywhere.  You just have to know where to look.  Like at the cathedral I recently visited in Portugal. Many of you probably heard of “Pascal’s Wager.”  This is

Another Fruitful Exchange

May. 23, 2017 by

I have done this before.  When I have an exchange with a reader that allows me to riff on some useful topics, I sometimes do the lazy thing and reproduce

Adieu Trump

May. 21, 2017 by

I was going to write a piece about how the Democrats and the media are goading Trump over the Russia issue, and how Trump is dumb and egotistical enough to

Macron and Other Offshore Topics

May. 9, 2017 by

Emmanuel Macron has handily won the French presidential election.  Now comes the hard part: trying to “govern a nation that has 246 different kinds of cheese?” (to quote Charles De