In the late summer and early fall of 1771 Benjamin Franklin, on travel in Ireland and Scotland, met with James Watt and Adam Smith. The same James Watt that developed the steam […]
Make no mistake. We’d rather burn it all down than be told what we ought to do. And the harder we are told and the less like us the people who are telling us to do it, the harder and further we snap back.
If you’ve followed anything I’ve written on this site, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve read something that says that I believe that I have conservative roots. And that I even […]
I turn 40 this week. That’s right. The big 4-0. A real live milestone birthday. I’m not concerned though. Let’s face it. I’ve always been 40. And turning it certainly beats the […]
I few months ago I wandered into the Tucson airport bookstore, the victim of the dreaded and constant Tucson to San Diego delay, and saw four books on the “non-fiction” shelf by […]
Rodrik’s Trilemma, named for the Turkish born Harvard economist Dani Rodrik, states that a nation may have two of the following three things: national sovereignty, democracy, or deep, global economic integration. It […]
Twenty or so generations have passed since that September nearly 400 years ago when slaves landed at Jamestown. For the first ten generations or so, we continued to purchase slaves in Africa […]