Do US Tech Companies Have Too Much Influence?

If you want to review business and political fireworks that will become front-page news, then take a look at the major US-based technology companies: Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter.  These six behemoths control the vast majority of information flow,

Does AI Mean ‘Augmented Intelligence’?

This is a cumulative posting about AI that was started in March 2018.  I will be sharing observations and various snippets that illustrate that the latest advancements in neural networks and machine learning do not constitute “intelligence”.   A much better

Case Study in Leftist Economics

Most people that care about empirical data know how poorly Leftist economies have performed over the past 100 years.  As an illustration of ignoring reality, we have a recent “money quote” from the Democrat House Budget Chairman: “It’s not a

Leftist Manipulation of Your Life

Update I found an excellent commentary on the American Thinker web site entitled “The Democrats’ Divide and Conquer Policy is on Steroids”. The author does a very capable job at identifying and summarizing the divisive nature of the people currently

Competing Election Fraud Headlines

As noted in a previous posting, there appear to be reams of circumstantial evidence about large-scale fraud in the 2020 presidential election.  At this point, it is unknown if there is the proverbial “smoking gun” that would stand-up in a

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