Category Archives: Ecnomics

Why Voters Keep Shooting Themselves In Their Feet

Political thinkers, it seems to us, proceed from either of two places: They start with what they have, or with what they want. From either the reality that we inhabit, or from their desired goals. The two folk in a … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your selected news and views: Greece: : The price for a prostitute has dropped from 50 to  4 Euros.. (Greece is only the first … ) France confined 24 people with a history of political protests to their homes ahead … Continue reading

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Politics, Economics … and Diogenes of Sinope

US government is the top job killer. The link will explain; the short version is that a businessman will try to maximize profits but an intervening government will instead, try to buy votes. Businessfolk are economic creatures; governments are political … Continue reading

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Is Human Progress Only Fertilized With Human Blood?

Way back you may recall, a Roman emperor decided to become a Christian instead of feeding them to his lions. The resulting church preserved Western civilization through the dark ages and was  a fulcrum of its expansion into today’s planet-leading … Continue reading

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