Public Sector Unions and Socialism

This is a nice summary about public sector unions and their positions in a political economy: Unionized public-sector employment is the distilled essence of the left’s moral ideal. No one has to worry about making a profit. Generous health-care and

Interesting Factoid #5

Early politicians required feedback from the public to determine what the people considered important. Since there were no telephones, TV’s or radios, the politicians sent their assistants to local taverns, pubs, and bars. They were told to ‘go sip some

Obama and Williams… Similarities?

You probably know the story about Barack Obama.  Do you know the story about Ted Williams?   Well, Mr. Williams has a melodic voice that seduces people into believing that he is an articulate and responsible citizen.  Of course, many people have

Little Girl on a Plane

A Congressman was seated next to a little girl on an airplane so he turned to her and said, “Do you want to talk?  Flights go quicker if you strike up a conversation with your fellow passenger.” The little girl,