Nov 092010
 

Our deficit is a numbers game. And I think it’s a false issue. It’s true that you cannot sustainably spend more than you make. But if you look over the course of even our post-modern history, and take our deficit balances as a whole, that’s not what we have been doing, nor are at risk […]

Nov 092010
 

Our economy faltered because of a speculative bubble. That’s what always happens. And “the others” always find some way to create one. The best you can hope for is to mitigate the effects. But when we turn soft on regulation, and when we pander to greed, we amplify the effects. Have a look at our […]

Nov 092010
 

This is Great American Debate-Out …also know as… Look, Ma! I solved all the World’s Problems with just two hands! Flogging Brenda’s Blog Server I was inspired by Brenda’s words about “hosting a fair fight.” So I went on CNN Election Central and pulled down what exit polls seem to indicate are Americans’ top issues […]

Nov 092010
 

There’s a less to be learned in this… It was autumn, and the Indians on the remote reservation asked their new Chief if the winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was an Indian Chief in a modern society, he had never been taught the old secrets and, when he looked at […]

Nov 072010
 

To solve this problem, we have to make a choice. We have to treat terrorists as either Border-less Nation-States, or as Common Criminals. If we treat them as Border-less Nation-States, then we can make war on them by conventional means. Of course it may not be very effective, but we can do it. Of course […]