Gag Order

Education K-12 Minimum Goals

A Successful Poem

Two Campaign and Two Political Changes

Gag Order

Did you remember that the Trump administration placed a gag order earlier this year? From Fortune magazine, Jan 24, 2017…

Education K-12 Minimum Goals

It take some hubris to suggest anything about education K-12 when 3 million teachers are working in the field, according…

A Successful Poem

You get what you deserve The anthem of the successful I  earned what I got The poor deserve what they…

Daily Society

The Future of News Media

Newspaper Rollers with equipment beyond

Should news media change to a different format to reach more viewers? Most newspapers and TV news shows are losing audience and advertisers. Are they header for extinction? They have…

Quirks of Thinking

Edison didn't call unsuccessful tests failures, but finding ways that didn't work

Do you have this quirk of thinking? Have you ever made this error? I’m afraid I have. For yourself, your actions as motivated by reasoning. For others, their actions as…

Science

Economics

An Empire of Wealth. John Steele Gordon

I didn’t start with a specific intent to find fault with the economic narrative. On the whole there’s much to admire about the book; nonetheless, the antagonism to the Glass-Steagall Act was striking in revealing Gordon’s short-sightedness. Totally oblivious to the coming financial crisis, with banks taking massive risks with depositors money that the government, not banks, had to guarantee.

Inflation Measurement

The sticker shock you get in the grocery store is apparent inflation. Real inflation occurs when your income can’t buy the same daily goods with your salary or when you have to work longer to earn enough to purchase that market basket.