Treasury Interest Rates

Have you noticed the headlines and blurbs about the inversion occurring in Treasury rates? The information usually has a warning that rate inversion could signal a potential recession. That’s wisdom…

It’s the truth, but …

Many aspects, not all germane

How can telling the truth not benefit decision-making? When a selective truth is told, with many similar truths never mentioned, listeners readily make associations to displayed traits that may not…

High School Results

Figure 1. Chart of student final schooling and job opportunities

Although the dropout rate is 20%, by eight years after their slated graduation 97% of all students have a high school diploma or GED>

It’s the truth, but …

Many aspects, not all germane

How can telling the truth not benefit decision-making? When a selective truth is told, with many similar truths never mentioned, listeners readily make associations to displayed traits that may not…

Political Framing Issues

George Washington in service to his country

Trump is a master at playing the media and focusing attention on his issues on his terms. National Conversation Here are three items a vibrant press should ensure enhance the…

Electric Usage and Temperature

Figure 3. Temps (blue) given on the left vertical. Electric usage (red) given on the right vertical

When the temperature (blue) is high, the electric use (red) is low. Contrariwise, when the temperature (blue) is low, the electric use (red) is high. They have opposite seasonal trends.