The Real Stupid Party

Dec. 17, 2016 by

Hello new reader! If you enjoyed our content so far, I encourage you to join the debate today by subscribing here.We have all heard it.  The Republicans are the stupid

Lessons from Dakota

Dec. 12, 2016 by

On its way out, the Obama administration is reminding us why so many will be happy to see its back. From everything I have read and heard, although admittedly from

Sweet Nothings

Dec. 1, 2016 by

Maybe I am becoming jaded, but nothing that I have read, seen or heard recently has filled me with sufficient horror to prompt a full blog.  But here are short

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Reflection on an Election

Nov. 16, 2016 by

(I apologize in advance if some of these paragraphs run on.  My limited computer skills do not allow me to put divided paragraphs in bullet points.) In no particular order,

Third Debate

Fantasy Debate (The Third Debate)

Oct. 27, 2016 by

I said that I would follow up the third presidential debate with another Fantasy Debate.  I even planned this time to feature “Pseudo Johnson” as the sane participant.  But after

Second Debate

Fantasy Debate (The Second Debate)

Oct. 17, 2016 by

The most frustrating thing about watching the debates is wishing that Economic Man were on the stage.  I have made this request to the Commission on Presidential Debates.  They have

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Finger Exercises (Part Three)

Oct. 11, 2016 by

This will be the last of these “catch up” postings featuring drive-by comments on multiple issues.  After this, I will return to my normal format. Car Crash My girlfriend is

Finger Exercises (Part Two)

Oct. 5, 2016 by

The Republicans Aren’t the Only Broken Party A major meme of this election cycle is that the rise of Donald Trump proves that the Republican Party is broken.  I am

Finger Exercises (Part One)

Oct. 2, 2016 by

After a lengthy trip to British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest, and seemingly endless jetlag, it is time to get back into the blog the way a pianist warms up. 

Random Observations

Aug. 28, 2016 by

Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen is an interesting guy. His day job is teaching economics at George Mason University, which has one of the leading free-market programs in the country.  He