archives

General

This category contains 3 posts

Market of Ideas

A brief article from the April 7th Edition of the Economist. Capitalism’s waning fortunes are starkly visible among Americans earning below $20,000. Their support for the free market has dropped from 76% to 44% in just one year. The research was conducted by GlobeScan, a polling firm. Its chairman Doug Miller says American business is … Continue reading

Are America’s Best Days Behind Us?

Last month Fareed Zakaria published a thought provoking article on the current decline in America.  There are a number of salient points. Our low rankings when compared to the OECD: According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), our 15-year-olds rank 17th in the world in science and 25th in math. We rank … Continue reading

A Mission Statement (Of Sorts)

So what can you expect to find on this blog? America’s politicians love to promise us things we can’t afford.  We oblige them by electing and re-electing them year and year out- both democrats and republicans.  This blog will take a look at the tough choices and trade-offs that we need to make.  The answers … Continue reading