From Boson Particles to Bozo Politicians: The U.S. Nobel Prize that Never Was

The most universally known economic fact in the United States at present is the estimated cost of the recently concluded U.S. Government Shutdown:  $24 billion. In fact, the $24 billion price tag of the October Government Shutdown is such a well-known fact that I feel no compulsion to include a citation about it.  However, I […]

We can’t achieve positive progress by staying home when things don’t go our way

In running a Facebook page that tends to be center-left/independent politically, I come into contact with people from all edges of the political spectrum. All too often, I see the common refrain of “both major parties are corrupt, both parties screw the working man, both parties are exactly the same” and so on – every […]

Constitutional vs. Human Rights

What’s a human right and what’s a Constitutional right? How often do they intersect, and is it possible for them to conflict with one another? These are the kinds of questions that will be most important to ask and to answer as we try to move forward. Our country’s founding principles, put down into a […]