Category Archives: Economy

Atlas Shrugged Response

(Response challenging my views being opposite the lessons of Atlas Shrugged) I don’t see it that way. I am a pretty pure capitalist. I support Milton Friedman’s ideas about school…

Education – Capitalist Style

Written in response to a challenge for privatized education and protection: Public schools would be replaced by private institutions driven by profit. In order to meet the demands of capitalism,…

Wake Up Middle Class!

With Obama’s plan to let the Bush Tax cuts expire in 2010, there has been an onslaught of media attention concerning his budgetary decisions. Phrases like “socialism”, “re-distribution of wealth”,…

The Republican Philosophy – One Giant Credit Card

Tax and Spend Liberals. If I had a nickel for every time I heard this phrase, I would be writing this post from an exotic hut with glass bottom floors…

What’s up (or down) with the gas prices?

Could our two oil executives who are running America actually have some impact on gas prices? Recent polls seem to suggest this idea, with the majority of American believing that…

Economic Report

The Economy is souring, everybody take a deep breath…but don’t get comfortable… A new report came out earlier this month reporting on the continual increase in economic measures. However, before…

A Moral Dilemma

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; It is whether we provide enough for those who have too…

Economics Paper from 2004

Perhaps one of my passions (and an intragal part of politics and policy making) is economics. This paper was written three months before the 2004 election. (First two paragraphs of…