Category Archives: Economics

The Perils of Everyone Thinking Alike – Part 3

The third article that appeared that day was a Wall Street Journal section called “Squaring Off ” on Big Issues on Energy.  They had people who were for or against the proposed activities presented.  The people were wiling to tell … Continue reading

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The Perils of Everyone Thinking Alike – Part 2

If you read part one when it was 1st published, it’s pretty obvious that I wasn’t a Journalism major.  I have recently made changes to correct sentence structure, spelling, and some wording to make it more readable and understandable.  But … Continue reading

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Liberals and Conservatives – Pt. 2

There’s an old saying:  “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.”   I used to think that meant that I did not do something that I intended to do and maybe promised someone that I would do.  Then … Continue reading

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Liberals and Conservatives – the Differences? (pt. 1)

There have been several opinion pieces lately that say we have become too tribal.  The tribes seem to be called “Democrats and Republicans”.   A lot of us do not fit very comfortably into either tribe.   But I think … Continue reading

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Secession from the Union of States is Legal?

One of my favorite syndicated columnist is Walter Williams who is a Black Economics Professor at George Mason University.  He apparently wrote a column several weeks ago on the dismantling of Confederate Monuments.  I was not in town to get … Continue reading

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Slavery, Segregation, and Monuments

Today there seems to be some controversy over monuments in the south that remember the Confederate States of America and it’s leaders.  New Orleans recently took down a large monument near the middle of town.  And there have been some … Continue reading

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Not-for Profit College Cost rising faster than inflation – Pt 2

In Part-1, we talked about non-profit colleges and three things that have changed in the last 30 or 40 years.  (1) The recognized effect of big time athletic programs and the fact that college coaches salaries have risen to be … Continue reading

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