On The Tragedy In Las Vegas …

On The Tragedy In Las Vegas …

Last night in Las Vegas, at least 58 people were killed and at least another 515 injured when a lone gunman, using automatic weapons, began shooting from the window of his hotel room at concert-goers in an open arena across the street from the hotel.  Not many facts...
Fairness or Fairy Tale?

Fairness or Fairy Tale?

It’s been a bizzy week.  This repeat from ten years ago deals with a topic that has become a central issue in People’s Economics – fairness.  This first treatment of the topic wasn’t very helpful.  But it’s an interesting starting point. Fairness is an important...
Correctness? Try Politeness

Correctness? Try Politeness

Has “political correctness” run wild, threatening to destroy our language and culture? Certainly, it’s a pain to have to learn new terms all the time. And no one likes to be scolded for using the wrong ones. But is this all just a way of repressing free speech and...
Democrats…Fight Back, except you Hillary 

Democrats…Fight Back, except you Hillary 

  The thing that makes me a liberal Democrat, not a progressive, an Independent, an anarchist or a Blue Dog, is a simple credo; The prerequisite willingness to accept change, coupled with the skills to implement it. Part of that change and implementation is...