(BusinessInsider.com) The list of Wall Streeters who have ended up with government jobs, and vice versa, is long. Some would argue that the incestuous nature of the relationship and the revolving door between Washington and downtown Manhattan is dangerous. Others are glad to have people in the Capitol making decisions about the economy who have […]
Today is the birthday of two legends, Fats Domino and Johnny Cash. Therefore, I play my favorite song by each: Fats Domino- Ain’t That a Shame Johnny Cash- Man In Black
There is a big talk of unionization and public-sector pay versus private-sector pay as of late. We all remember the articles in USA Today, detailing how employees of the government are paid much more than their equivalents in the private-sector. They each respectively ran at different points last year, both during the arguments about Health Care reform […]
The U-bahn in Vienna uses the honor system when it comes to tickets. Awesome.
1 The period for a new election of a citizen, to administer the executive government of the United States, being not far distant, and the time actually arrived, when your thoughts must be employed designating the person, who is to be clothed with that important trust, it appears to me proper, especially as it may […]
In less than a month’s time, I shall commence my final semester of undergraduate study of both political science and history at a prized and distinguished institution which has hosted its fair share of admirable intellectuals. As well as serving as the educational bastion for these individuals, it has also been the core foundation for […]
Townhall.com But do not despair. If we make reasonable cuts to what government spends, our economy can grow us out of our debt. Cutting doesn’t just make economic sense, it is also the moral thing to do. Henry David Thoreau had it right when he “accepted(ed) the motto … that government is best which governs […]