Category Archives: The Economic Way of Thinking
I’d sort of intuitively remembered experiencing this, perhaps from my own observations while moving across the country as a kid more than most military brats: Today, the story of America is largely the story of two economies – rural and … Continue reading
That Switzerland has a functional school system Swiss Reject Plan to Give Themselves a Guaranteed Basic Income Swiss voters rejected by a wide margin on Sunday a proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for everyone living in the wealthy … Continue reading
The EPA wrote a fat stack of new regulations on how coal plants are to operate in the near future that would shut a large percentage of them down. This caused the corporations who operate them to call their lawyers … Continue reading
Into PIIGSS For those in the know, the acronym in the title stands for: Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, and Spain. These nations are in terrible monetary shape and are dragging Europe down with them thanks to the wonderful idea that … Continue reading
While Phil’s been away at welding school, I’ve been getting schooled as well. One of the delights of being an in-house attorney is that it’s the “last refuge of the generalist.” At any point in my day I may be … Continue reading
If you’ve ever wondered why 40 = 40 = 40, hit this link and read about Gummi Worms and Sweet Tarts. Also, why government intervention cannot stop stupid people from doing things that hurt their economic standing and causing more … Continue reading
If you’ve never listened to him speak before. Charles Koch, one half of the demonized Koch Brothers, talks about government subsidies to businesses.