Educational Freedom

Educational Freedom

Over the past two and a half years, how our children are being educated has become especially contentious. I believe the increased focus is due in part to the school shutdowns during the initial COVID outbreak. During that time, parents had the opportunity to observe...
The Debt Your Kids Have to Pay Off

The Debt Your Kids Have to Pay Off

The old saying is that most politicians don’t care about the future, they only care about the next election.  And this reality is boldly displayed today by politicians increasing the national debt to the extent that it will literally mortgage the futures of our...
Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Among the most ridiculous of all government policies is the idea that someone was “the wrong type” to be in the military. For years gay people were prohibited from joining the military. As absurd as this policy was, the government made it worse in 1993...
The Government Doesn’t Get Water

The Government Doesn’t Get Water

We have the wrong systems for delivering water to consumers.  They are mostly decreed and run by various governments, thus they are deeply susceptible to politics and, far too often, ridiculously large salaries for too many public water board officials.  But if the...
Never Reward Bad Behavior

Never Reward Bad Behavior

A basic rule in psychology is, “Never reward bad behavior.” Rewarding behavior, whether good or bad, will cause it to increase. It is time we start rewarding good behavior. Where is the reward for the Americans who, with our usual spirit, plan and save and make the...
The College Catastrophe

The College Catastrophe

You or someone you know is affected by the outrageous price of a college education. Tuition has risen completely out of proportion with the economy, and it’s a perfect example of the law of unintended consequences. The idea that a college education made you “better”...