Links Between Liberalism and Capitalism

I originally watched the landmark Milton Friedman series, “Free to Choose“, years ago when my sons were just becoming exposed to macroeconomics.  On the recent 40th anniversary of the show, the original producer had some interesting comments about how Friedman’s

Harvesting Ohio Watermelons

While Ohio has a relatively short growing season for watermelon, I decided to grow a few this year (these plants also like to use up a lot of garden real estate).  It’s now October and time to harvest some of

Politicians and Wealth

I’m sure that many of us wonder how politicians become so wealthy when “sacrificing” to become stewards of the country… To be reasonable, a salary of $174,000 a year as a US congressman is nothing to sneeze at.  However, it’s

The Politics of Woke Corporations

It is interesting how many US corporations are blindly embracing Black Lies Matter and Antifactual, while at the same time ignoring very real violations of human rights in other parts of the world.  A deeper dive into the underlying motivations

Drag Racing at Kil-Kare

I was on my 40-mile bicycle ride this morning, which took us right past Kil-Kare Motor Speedway.  This raceway is located approximately 10 miles east of Dayton.  The place was packed, and of course the drag racers were loud, so

Pravda and New York Times

I get a kick out of people that consider the New York Times to be the “the paper of record” for news around the world.  The NYT ably represents everything that is wrong with large corporations and journalism.   In a

Does AI Mean ‘Augmented Intelligence’?

Update Here is another article, this time in TechSpot, that outlines some of the presumptuous and misleading claims for artificial intelligence: In a separate study from last year that analyzed neural network recommendation systems used by media streaming services, researchers found